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The cylinder heads of the Cummins 5-liter V8 are aluminum alloy while the block is made of an alloy of aluminum and compacted graphite iron, which Nissan says is lighter and stronger than the iron traditionally used for diesel blocks.
Typically, graphite anode materials are used in lithium ion batteries.
The Parks created an equally elegant backyard for entertaining, complete with a hot tub and an in-ground saltwater graphite heated pool with an automatic cover.
Two of the smaller pieces — one a dark graphite, the other yellowed ivory, each about 1 foot square — evoke suppressed secrets, their forms pressing up from beneath the heavy blanket of pigment.
Analysts poured over satellite images of the northern city of Chongsu, keying in on a large, red-roofed building that some experts suspect is a factory for making an ultrapure form of graphite.
The aromas here are seductive and big, expressing juicy red fruit; graphite, tobacco and Christmas spices fill the palate.
His materials — ink, graphite, wax crayon, watercolor, and colored pencil on illustration board and paper — remain the same.
Because this meteorite has high concentrations of carbon manifested as diamond and graphite, Almahata Sitta is a type of meteorite called a ureilite.
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GRAPHITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of graphite for English Language Learners
: a shiny black substance that is used in pencils
GRAPHITE Defined for Kids
medical Definition of graphite
graphiticplay \gra-ˈfit-ik\ adjective
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