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Bore on your marks using a hammer drill and a carbide-tip masonry bit sized to suit the plastic screw anchors.
BRAKES To slow down, mushers lower a drag pad with carbide metal studs that won't wear down in ice.
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Origin and Etymology of carbide
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1865
Medical Definition of carbide
: a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element
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