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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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In a conventional lithium-ion battery, one of the two electrodes, the anode, is made mostly from graphite.Novel lithium-metal batteries will drive the switch to electric cars|Katie McLean|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
At normal pressures on Earth’s surface, carbon’s most stable state is graphite.
At everyday pressures on Earth’s surface, carbon’s most stable state is graphite.Diamond holds up at pressures more than five times those in Earth’s core|Emily Conover|January 27, 2021|Science News
If you stack normal, flat graphene layers, they clump together and you end up with graphite again.Graphene gets real: Meet the entrepreneurs bringing the wonder substance to market|David Meyer|December 13, 2020|Fortune
The lithium ions tuck between the atom-thin layers of the 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
If red is desired, use rouge; if black is preferred, use lampblack or powdered graphite.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
The most common solid employed as a lubricant is graphite, sometimes termed “plumbago” or “black lead.”Aviation Engines|Victor Wilfred Pag
For lathe centers, one part of graphite and four parts of tallow thoroughly mixed and applied will be very serviceable.Practical Mechanics for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
It is found that current will pass through such a bulb only from the graphite to the mercury but not in the reverse direction.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
When I left, he had a gang pulling out graphite blocks with RC-tongs.Day of the Moron|Henry Beam Piper