carbide

Definitions

  • Calcium carbide producing furnace
    Calcium carbide producing furnace
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n carbide a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Carbide (Chem) A binary compound of carbon with some other element or radical, in which the carbon plays the part of a negative; -- formerly termed carburet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n carbide A compound of carbon with a metal. Formerly called carburet.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Carbide a compound of carbon with a metal, formerly called Car′buret
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Carb,on + -ide,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. carbone—L. carbon-em, coal.

Usage

In literature:

It would be well-nigh fatal to use water on carbide.
"Tom Swift and his Aerial Warship" by Victor Appleton
Somebody found some carbide and Oates immediately schemed to light the hut with acetylene.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
The carbide in his lamps was exhausted and the feeble beam that leaped up with the jolts flickered puzzlingly.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
I fell like a sack of carbide to the deck.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
The drums of carbide!
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
He lit the carbide lamp over the panel.
"The Barbarians" by John Sentry
These lamps are like little coffee-pots and are filled either with carbide or seal oil.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
Nitrates of cerium have been described, as have also phosphates, carbonates and a carbide.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Electing the turn to the left, Radcliffe led the way with his carbide lamp.
"Unexplored!" by Allen Chaffee
The carbide container is fitted with a series of shelves, and the contents of a 2 lb.
"Optical Projection" by Lewis Wright
Spencer's patent, or magnetic-carbide, filter is one of the best.
"Household Organization" by Florence Caddy
Another important use to which electricity is put at Niagara Falls is the manufacture of a new product, called calcium carbide.
"Electricity and Magnetism" by Elisha Gray
The carbide BeC2 is formed when beryllia and sugar charcoal are heated together in the electric furnace.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
Have you got any carbide?
"The Woman of Mystery" by Maurice Leblanc
In steel when melted the carbide of iron is no doubt diffused equally throughout the liquid.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
An amorphous, soft silicon carbide, also formed in the electric furnace, was patented by B. Talbot in 1899.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
Aren't we just as far from a carbide shop as we are from the dynamo?
"The City of Numbered Days" by Francis Lynde
With the exception of a few small carbide lamps attached to tent-posts, those lanterns were the only luminaries in camp.
"A Scout of To-day" by Isabel Hornibrook
Carbide comes in lump form in steel drums.
"Farm Mechanics" by Herbert A. Shearer
Carbide Carbure de calcium.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In poetry:

What use to me are those sweet sultanas!
Good thing that at the rifle booth I won
a bright-red paper rose!
I kept it a long time
and still it smelled of carbide.
"Place of Pilgrimage" by Jaroslav Seifert

In news:

He was a production foreman for Airco Carbide in Calvert City.
Needle nose pliers with crimper jaws and carbide wire cutters ?
The industrial-grade aluminum pliers feature replaceable stainless-steel jaws and replaceable tungsten-carbide cutters.
The Ultrasonic 20 linear from DMG is capable of machining conventional metals, such as steel, aluminum, carbide and hardened steel, and advanced materials like glass and ceramics through an ultrasonic tool.
The new CoroDrill 860 solid-carbide drill is a fast, economical selection optimized for steel, and recently for all types of aluminum.
Role of Eta-carbide Precipitation's in the Wear Resistance Improvements of Fe-12-Cr-Mo- V-1 .4C Tool Steel by Cryogenic Treatment.
Vanadium -Carbide Tool Coatings.
TD Center, Columbus, IN, presents thermally diffused (TD) coatings composed of super-pure, ultra-dense vanadium carbide.
Video shows the performance of coated carbide, diamond-coated, PCD and veined PCD tools in carbon fiber reinforced plastic.
Whisker reinforcement involves strengthening a hard ceramic matrix with strong, stiff, silicon-carbide crystals, commonly called whiskers .
GSource now offers the gSource Flush Wire Cutter with tungsten carbide and silicone inserts (gS 83.8450) that can help prevent a cut piece of wire from being projected into the air or falling into the wound site.
Throwing away worn carbide inserts.
It includes one milling head with ten indexable carbide inserts for fast metal removal and extended tool life.
Daredevil framing blades are thin-kerf, extra-hard steel plate blades, with triple-sharp carbide teeth to power through wood quickly and smoothly.
YG-1 offers its X-Speed Rougher solid carbide roughing end mills.
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In science:

It will feature a far bigger lightweight telescope, built from the highly stable ceramic silicon carbide.
Hipparcos: a Retrospective
Upon expansion and cooling after the supernova explosion, carbon and carbides can be condensed from the material in the H envelope or the ejected mass as in the case of AGB stars (cf.
Neutrino fluence after r-process freeze-out and abundances of Te isotopes in presolar diamonds
Pearlites are a eutectic mixture of bcc Fe and the carbide consisting of alternating stripes.
Arrested States of Solids
The abundant presolar minerals in primitive meteorites are diamond, SiC, graphite, corundum, spinel, and silicates; less frequently found are Si3N4, hibonite, and TiO2 (Table 3). Presolar graphite grains also often enclose small trace element carbide and Fe-Ni metal particles.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Astrophys. J. 536, 438-449. Alexander, C.M.O’D., Swan, P., Walker, R.M., 1990. In situ measurement of interstellar silicon carbide in two CM chondrite meteorites.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Amari, S., Hoppe, P., Zinner, E., Lewis, R.S., 1995c. Trace-element concentrations in single circumstellar silicon carbide grains from the Murchison meteorite.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Sci. 31 (Abstr. #1421). Amari, S., Zinner, E., Lewis, R.S., 2000a. Isotopic compositions of different presolar silicon carbide size fractions from the Murchison meteorite.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
University of Arizona Press, pp. 927-955. Anders, E., Zinner, E., 1993. Interstellar grains in primitive meteorites: Diamond, silicon carbide, and graphite.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Acta 67, 4679-4691. Besmehn, A., Hoppe, P., 2003. A NanoSIMS study of Si- and Ca-Ti-isotopic compositions of presolar silicon carbide grains from supernovae.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Amorphous carbon and silicon carbide grain mixtures in the envelopes of carbon stars.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Acta 60, 4853-4872. Daulton, T.L., Bernatowicz, T.J., Lewis, R.S., Messenger, S., Stadermann, F.J., Amari, S., 2002. Polytype distribution in circumstellar silicon carbide.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Science 296, 1852-1855. Daulton, T.L., Bernatowicz, T.J., Lewis, R.S., Messenger, S., Stadermann, F.J., Amari, S., 2003. Polytype distribution of circumstellar silicon carbide: Microstructural characterization by transmission electron microscopy.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Nachrichten 289, 223-232. Friedemann, C., 1969. Evolution of silicon carbide particles in the atmospheres of carbon stars. Physica 41, 139-143. Gallino, R., Busso, M., Picchio, G., Raiteri, C.M., 1990. On the astrophysical interpretation of isotope anomalies in meteoritic SiC grains.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Nature 348, 298-302. Gallino, R., Raiteri, C.M., Busso, M., Matteucci, F., 1994. The puzzle of silicon, titanium and magnesium anomalies in meteoritic silicon carbide grains.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
Astron. & Astrophys. 413, 981-991. Hoppe, P., Amari, S., Zinner, E., Ireland, T., Lewis, R.S., 1994. Carbon, nitrogen, magnesium, silicon and titanium isotopic compositions of single interstellar silicon carbide grains from the Murchison carbonaceous chondrite.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
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