Definition of Carbide:
A binary compound of carbon with an element of lower or comparable electronegativity.
Carbon compounded with a non-metal (such as boron, calcium, or silicon) or metal (such as in cobalt, tantalum, titanium, tungsten, or vanadium). Metal carbides are characterized by their extreme hardness and resistance to high temperatures, and are used as abrasives, and in cutting, drilling, grinding, and polishing tools. See also hard metal.
How to use Carbide in a sentence?
- Tungsten carbide.
Meaning of Carbide & Carbide Definition