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Origin of graphite
OTHER WORDS FROM graphitegra·phit·ic [gruh-fit-ik], /grəˈfɪt ɪk/, adjectivenon·gra·phit·ic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for graphite
The reactor itself, a massive gridlike metal and graphite structure, 36 feet high.At the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, a Steady Drip of Toxic Trouble|Eric Nusbaum|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But we had the graphite [reactor core] exposed to the air for four days—land for 30 kilometers around was contaminated.Chernobyl’s Lessons for Fukushima on Earthquake’s First Anniversary|Owen Matthews, Anna Nemtsova|March 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Even if slight scaling has already taken place, the graphite particles will penetrate and the scale come away gradually.Getting Gold|J. C. F. Johnson
Crystalline carbon occurs in two forms,—diamond and graphite.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
Crystallized carbon also occurs in nature in the form of graphite, from which lead pencils are made.Encyclopedia of Diet|Eugene Christian
The change from graphite into cementite is supposed to take place as we pass from left to right.
(d) Rub the back of the tracing with graphite (the lead of the pencil).Educational Toys|Louis C. Petersen