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

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The timepiece comes in sapphire crystal dial cover with a sapphire case back, a polished titanium case, and black titanium, carbide-coated bracelet. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "The Best Non-Car Stuff To Buy From Bentley, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce," 6 Apr. 2018 The timepiece comes in sapphire crystal dial cover with a sapphire case back, a polished titanium case, and black titanium, carbide-coated bracelet. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "The Best Non-Car Stuff To Buy From Bentley, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce," 6 Apr. 2018 The timepiece comes in sapphire crystal dial cover with a sapphire case back, a polished titanium case, and black titanium, carbide-coated bracelet. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "The Best Non-Car Stuff To Buy From Bentley, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce," 6 Apr. 2018 The timepiece comes in sapphire crystal dial cover with a sapphire case back, a polished titanium case, and black titanium, carbide-coated bracelet. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "The Best Non-Car Stuff To Buy From Bentley, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce," 6 Apr. 2018 The timepiece comes in sapphire crystal dial cover with a sapphire case back, a polished titanium case, and black titanium, carbide-coated bracelet. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "The Best Non-Car Stuff To Buy From Bentley, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce," 6 Apr. 2018 The timepiece comes in sapphire crystal dial cover with a sapphire case back, a polished titanium case, and black titanium, carbide-coated bracelet. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "The Best Non-Car Stuff To Buy From Bentley, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce," 6 Apr. 2018 The awards will go to two projects aimed at speeding the development and licensing of a reactor fuel that features silicon carbide composite fuel cladding that contains uranium carbide fuel pellets. Rob Nikolewski, sandiegouniontribune.com, "General Atomics receives $3.2 million in federal funding for advanced nuclear energy work," 1 May 2018 The timepiece comes in sapphire crystal dial cover with a sapphire case back, a polished titanium case, and black titanium, carbide-coated bracelet. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "The Best Non-Car Stuff To Buy From Bentley, Porsche, and Rolls-Royce," 6 Apr. 2018

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circa 1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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