[muh-lib-duh-nahyt] /məˈlɪb dəˌnaɪt/
a soft, graphitelike mineral, molybdenum sulfide, MoS 2 , occurring in foliated masses or scales: the principal ore of molybdenum.
a soft grey mineral consisting of molybdenum sulphide in hexagonal crystalline form with rhenium as an impurity: the main source of molybdenum and rhenium. Formula: MoS2
A soft, lead-gray hexagonal mineral that is the principal ore of molybdenum. It occurs as sheetlike masses in pegmatites and in areas where contact metamorphism has taken place. Chemical formula: MoS2.
[muh-lib-duh-noh-sis] /məˌlɪb dəˈnoʊ sɪs/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. a disease of ruminants, especially cattle, caused by dietary intake of excessive with resultant copper deficiency, characterized by persistent diarrhea and, especially around the eyes, a fading of coat pigment.
[muh-lib-duh-nuh s] /məˈlɪb də nəs/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing bivalent . /mɒˈlɪbdɪnəs/ adjective 1. of or containing molybdenum in the divalent state
[muh-lib-duh-nuh m] /məˈlɪb də nəm/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a silver-white metallic element, used as an alloy with iron in making hard, high-speed cutting tools. Symbol: Mo; atomic weight: 95.94; atomic number: 42; specific gravity: 10.2. /mɒˈlɪbdɪnəm/ noun 1. a very hard ductile silvery-white metallic element occurring principally in molybdenite: used mainly in alloys, esp to […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a black crystalline powder, MoS 2 , insoluble in water, used as a lubricant and as a hydrogenation catalyst.