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graphite
American English: /ˈɡræˌfaɪt/
British English: /ˈɡrafʌɪt/

Translation of graphite in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • For instance, carbon may exist as either graphite or diamond in its solid phase.
    • Carbon, in the forms of charcoal, graphite, and diamond, was one of the earliest elements known to man.
    • One possibility of this sort of manipulation could turn carbon into either graphite or diamond.

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