how to pronounce carbide

/ˈkɑːɹˌbaɪd/

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carbide is pronounced in two syllables

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kɑːɹbaɪd

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An example use of carbide in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of carbide

noun:

  1. The monatomic ion C^4−, or any of its salts.
  2. Any binary compound of carbon and a more electropositive element.
  3. Trivial name for calcium carbide (CaC2), used to produce acetylene in bicycle lamps in the early 1900s.
  4. The polyatomic ion C2^2−, or any of its salts.
  5. A carbon-containing alloy or doping of a metal or semiconductor, such as steel.
  6. Tungsten carbide.

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