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How to use carbide in a sentence
As Diggins begins her descent toward where I’m standing at the side of the road, a grunt is barely audible above the rhythmic clacking of carbide pole tips against pavement.Jessie Diggins Is Out to Make Olympic History (Again) | jversteegh | January 24, 2022 | Outside Online
He found a wife in West Virginia, got a job there for Union carbide.
There is no America, he says, there is no democracy, there is only IBM and ITT and AT&T and Dupont, Dow, Union carbide, and Exxon.
Union carbide has long claimed the blast was triggered by employee sabotage.
Still, as with BP and Anglo-American relations, the Union carbide question is complicated in both Washington and Delhi.
The oil giant has nothing on United Fruit, Union carbide, and other corporate rogues.
The one marking the carbide was blown away, and it was two days before Dovers finally unearthed it.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
Thus far carbide has been found industrially valuable for two other purposes.
If the use of carbide on a large scale substantiates the claims made for it, this is a discovery of vast importance.
In electric furnaces the formation of carbide depends simply on the heat of the arc, which fuses the mixture of lime and coke.
With the present prices of alcohol, sugar, and carbide, these processes have no commercial value.
British Dictionary definitions for carbide
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Scientific definitions for carbide
A chemical compound consisting of carbon and a more electropositive element, such as calcium or tungsten. Many carbides, especially those made of carbon and a metal, are very hard and are used to make cutting tools and abrasives.
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