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carbide

noun car·bide \ˈkär-ˌbīd\

Definition of CARBIDE

1
:  a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element; especially :  calcium carbide
2
:  a very hard material made of carbon and one or more heavy metals

Origin of CARBIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1865
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carbide

noun car·bide \ˈkär-ˌbīd\

Medical Definition of CARBIDE

:  a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element

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