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Dictionary entry overview: What does calcium carbide mean?
• CALCIUM CARBIDE (noun)
The noun CALCIUM CARBIDE has 1 sense:
1. a grey salt of calcium (CaC) used in making acetylene
Familiarity information: CALCIUM CARBIDE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A grey salt of calcium (CaC) used in making acetylene
Nouns denoting substances
Hypernyms ("calcium carbide" is a kind of...):
binary compound (chemical compound composed of only two elements)
carbide (a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element)
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