HyperDic: plumbago

English > 2 senses of the word plumbago:
NOUNsubstanceplumbago, graphite, black leadused as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
plantplumbagoany plumbaginaceous plant of the genus Plumbago
English > plumbago: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningUsed as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors.
Synonymsgraphite, black lead
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
English > plumbago: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny plumbaginaceous plant of the genus Plumbago.
Member ofgenus Plumbagoshrubs and herbs and woody vines of warm regions
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishplombagina

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