Meaning of GRAPHITE in English


noun Etymology: German Graphit, from Greek graphein to write Date: 1796 a soft black lustrous form of carbon that conducts electricity and is used in lead pencils and electrolytic anodes, as a lubricant, and as a moderator in nuclear reactors, a composite material in which carbon fibers are the reinforcing material, graphitic adjective

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