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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carbide

noun car·bide \ ˈkär-ˌbīd \

medical Definition of carbide

: a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element

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