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molybdenum disulfide

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noun Chemistry.
a black crystalline powder, MoS2, insoluble in water, used as a lubricant and as a hydrogenation catalyst.
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Also called molybdenum sulfide.

Origin of molybdenum disulfide

First recorded in 1930–35

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