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Definition of graphite noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

graphite

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NAmE//ˈɡræfaɪt//
 
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a soft black mineral that is a form of carbon. Graphite is used to make pencils, to lubricate machinery, and in nuclear reactors.
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