Meaning of CARBIDE in English

CARBIDE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkär-ˌbīd ]

noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: circa 1865

1. : a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element ; especially : calcium carbide

2. : a very hard material made of carbon and one or more heavy metals

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.