Definition of tungsten carbide in English:

tungsten carbide

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noun

[mass noun]
A very hard grey compound made by reaction of tungsten and carbon at high temperatures, used in making engineering dies, cutting and drilling tools, etc.
More 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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