Associations to the word «Graphite»


GRAPHITE, noun. An allotrope of carbon, consisting of planes of carbon atoms arranged in hexagonal arrays with the planes stacked loosely, that is used as a dry lubricant and in "lead" pencils.
GRAPHITE, noun. Short for graphite-reinforced plastic, a composite plastic made with graphite fibers noted for light weight strength and stiffness.
GRAPHITE, noun. A grey colour.
GRAPHITE FLUORIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) carbon monofluoride

Dictionary definition

GRAPHITE, noun. Used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca