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silicon carbide

noun

Definition of silicon carbide

  1. :  a very hard dark crystalline compound SiC of silicon and carbon that is used as an abrasive and as a refractory and in electric resistors



1893

First Known Use of silicon carbide

1893


Medical Dictionary

silicon carbide

noun

Medical Definition of silicon carbide

  1. :  a very hard dark crystalline compound SiC of silicon and carbon that is used as an abrasive in dentistry




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