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Aquadag

[ ak-wuh-dag, ah-kwuh- ]
/ ˈæk wəˌdæg, ˈɑ kwə- /
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a colloidal suspension of graphite in water, used as a conductor and lubricant.

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  • The mixture with water is sold under the name of "aquadag," with oil as "oildag" and with grease as "gredag," for lubrication.

    Creative Chemistry|Edwin E. Slosson
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