silicon carbide

noun

Definition of silicon carbide

: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

First Known Use of silicon carbide

1893


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silicon carbide

noun

medical Definition of silicon carbide

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

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