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graphite

noun [U] uk   /ˈɡræf.aɪt/ us  
a soft, dark grey form of carbon, used in the middle of pencils, as a lubricant in machines, and in some nuclear reactors
Translations of “graphite”
in Spanish grafito…
in French graphite…
in German der Graphit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 石墨…
in Russian графит…
in Turkish grafit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 石墨…
in Polish grafit…
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