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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carbide  \Car"bide\,  n.  [Carbon  +  -ide.]  (Chem.) 
  A  binary  compound  of  carbon  with  some  other  element  or 
  radical,  in  which  the  carbon  plays  the  part  of  a  negative;  -- 
  formerly  termed  {carburet}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carbide 
  n  :  a  binary  compound  of  carbon  with  a  more  electropositive 
  element 




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