Definition of tungsten carbide in English:

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tungsten carbide

noun

A very hard gray compound made by reaction of tungsten and carbon at high temperatures, used in making engineering dies, cutting and drilling tools, etc.
  • Chemical formula: WC; some forms also contain W2C.
Example sentences
  • The performance of rotary cutting tools is determined by tool geometry, tungsten carbide and wear resisting coating.
  • A saw is one of the most useful items to incorporate in a multi tool, and this tungsten carbide abrasive blade will cut nearly anything.
  • This burner's made of a refractory material called tungsten carbide.

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Syllabification: tung·sten car·bide

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