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car·bide

 (kär′bīd′)
n.
1. A binary compound consisting of carbon and a more electropositive element, especially calcium.
2. Any of various hard durable materials made of compacted binary compounds of carbon, especially those with silicon, boron, or a heavy metal, used as abrasives and in tools that cut metal.

carbide

(ˈkɑːbaɪd)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element. See also acetylide
2. (Elements & Compounds) See calcium carbide

car•bide

(ˈkɑr baɪd, -bɪd)

n.
1. a compound of carbon with a more electropositive element or group.
3. a very hard mixture of sintered carbides of various heavy metals, esp. tungsten carbide, used for cutting edges and dies.
[1860–65; carb (on) + -ide]

car·bide

(kär′bīd′)
A chemical compound consisting of carbon and a metal, such as calcium or tungsten. Many carbides are very hard and are used to make cutting tools and abrasives.

Carbide

Calcium carbide. When water drips on calcium carbide, acetylene gas is formed. The acetylene can then be used as fuel for lights.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carbide - a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element
calcium carbide - a grey salt of calcium (CaC) used in making acetylene
inorganic compound - any compound that does not contain carbon
silicon carbide - an extremely hard blue-black crystalline compound (SiC) used as an abrasive and a heat refractory material; crystals of silicon carbide can be used as semiconductors
Translations

carbide

[ˈkɑːbaɪd] Ncarburo m

carbide

nKarbid nt
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