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noun as in carbon

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In a conventional lithium-ion battery, one of the two electrodes, the anode, is made mostly from graphite.

At normal pressures on Earth’s surface, carbon’s most stable state is graphite.

At everyday pressures on Earth’s surface, carbon’s most stable state is graphite.

If you stack normal, flat graphene layers, they clump together and you end up with graphite again.

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The lithium ions tuck between the atom-thin layers of the graphite.

The reactor itself, a massive gridlike metal and graphite structure, 36 feet high.

But we had the graphite [reactor core] exposed to the air for four days—land for 30 kilometers around was contaminated.

If red is desired, use rouge; if black is preferred, use lampblack or powdered graphite.

The most common solid employed as a lubricant is graphite, sometimes termed “plumbago” or “black lead.”

For lathe centers, one part of graphite and four parts of tallow thoroughly mixed and applied will be very serviceable.

It is found that current will pass through such a bulb only from the graphite to the mercury but not in the reverse direction.

When I left, he had a gang pulling out graphite blocks with RC-tongs.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to graphite, such as: soot, charcoal, coal, coke, copy, and lead.

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