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1. graphite

noun. ['ˈgræˌfaɪt'] used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors.

Synonyms

  • pencil
  • C
  • black lead
  • lead
  • plumbago
  • carbon
  • atomic number 6

Antonyms

  • follow
  • disadvantage
  • deficit

Etymology

  • Graphit (German)
  • γράφω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Graphite

  • bullfight
  • dogfight
  • firefight
  • gametophyte
  • gunfight
  • hemimorphite
  • neophyte
  • sporophyte
  • sulfite

How do you pronounce graphite?

Pronounce graphite as ˈgræˌfaɪt.

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Sentences with graphite


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is particularly important if the club has a graphite shaft.

2. Adjective
Arc furnaces melt down scrap and ore through the use of their graphite electrodes.

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