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graphite

graph·ite

graphite

 
pronunciation:
grae faIt
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Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a soft black or gray form of carbon, used in lead pencils, dry lubricants, and many other industrial products.
similar words:
lead
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derivation: graphitic (adj.)
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