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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A hard cutting tip for a tool.

Usage examples (36)
  • One of these was a genuine old-fashioned miner's headlamp called the carbide lantern.
  • The latter is filled with cages containing carbide, which is attacked by the water rising in the chamber.
  • There is, however, one particular type of generator in which as a matter of fact the carbide is the moving constituent, viz., the
  • NCMT has introduced the Okamoto Aero Lap lapping machines for lapping hard materials, such as carbide tools. for more
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