Examples from the Web for carborundum
In general, only a little grinding will be required, and one small pinch of carborundum or emery will be ample.
You will notice that the electrical energy expended in this establishment is double that used in the manufacture of carborundum.Electricity and Magnetism|Elisha Gray
Of all the bodies tried there were two which withstood best—diamond and carborundum.The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla|Thomas Commerford Martin
Grind with emery or carborundum, as described under a previous head.
I started out with school teaching, then I got hold of a good thing in the way of Carborundum and made grindstones.Introducing the American Spirit|Edward A. Steiner
British Dictionary definitions for carborundum
- any of various abrasive materials, esp one consisting of silicon carbide
- (as modifier)a Carborundum wheel