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A trademark for an abrasive of silicon carbide crystals.
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(Elements & Compounds) trademark
a. any of various abrasive materials, esp one consisting of silicon carbide
b. (as modifier): a Carborundum wheel.
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(ˌkɑr bəˈrʌn dəm)
any of various abrasives of silicon carbide, fused alumina, and other materials.
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Noun1.carborundum - an abrasive composed of silicon carbide crystals
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
abradant, abrasive, abrasive material - a substance that abrades or wears down
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[ˌkɑːbəˈrʌndəm] Ncarborundo m
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® [ˌkɑːbəˈrʌndəm] ncarborundum m
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He held various sales and managerial positions for the former Norton Co., Carborundum Corp.
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The RHINOVEYOR[TM] range of flexible screw conveyors is designed to convey with the most abrasive materials such as sintered metals, PFA, pumice, sand, aggregates, silica, cement and carborundum. Manufactured with a tough conveying tube, the unit extends the scope of these versatile conveyors into applications for abrasive materials.
Silicon carbide (SiC), also known as carborundum or moissanite, is a ceramic compound of silicon and carbon.
Beginning in 1978 as a division of The Carborundum Company, CARBO Ceramics has practiced those traits to become the leading supplier of ceramic media; first to the oil and gas industry and now, to the foundry industry as well.
IF you have a marble fireplace that has ugly chips or deep scratches, they can be repaired using a piece of carborundum stone, epoxy resin and vegetable dye from a builders' merchant.