HyperDic: graphite

English > 1 sense of the word graphite:
NOUNsubstancegraphite, black lead, plumbagoused as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
graphite > pronunciation
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > graphite: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningUsed as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors.
Synonymsblack lead, plumbago
Narrowerlead, pencil leadmixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness
pencilgraphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication
Broadercarbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
Spanishgrafito, plombagina, plumbago
Catalangrafit, plombagina

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