Translation of carborundum in Spanish:


carborundo, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑrbəˈrəndəm/ /ˌkɑːbəˈrʌndəm/


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    carborundo masculine
    • A compound known as silicon carbide, also known as carborundum, is one of the hardest substances known.
    • Control plants were also dusted with carborundum and mock inoculated with a sample volume of potassium phosphate buffer.
    • Before inoculating, 600-mesh carborundum was dusted on the leaves.
    • The upper epidermis of the leaf was abraded with carborundum.
    • Surfaces can be smoothed down by rasps, files, and rifflers or by carborundum and emery, and the addition of water avoids a build-up of dust.