a nonwoven fabric made by embedding carbon fibers in a plastic bonding material, used in layers as a substitute for sheet metal, as in the construction of aircraft wings.
[graf-ahyt] /ˈgræf aɪt/ noun 1. a very common mineral, soft native carbon, occurring in black to dark-gray foliated masses, with metallic luster and greasy feel: used for pencil leads, as a lubricant, and for making crucibles and other refractories; plumbago; black lead. /ˈɡræfaɪt/ noun 1. a blackish soft allotropic form of carbon in hexagonal crystalline […]
[graf-i-tahyz] /ˈgræf ɪˌtaɪz/ verb (used with object), graphitized, graphitizing. 1. to convert into . 2. to cover (the surface of an object) with . /ˈɡræfɪˌtaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to convert (a substance) into graphite, usually by heating 2. to coat or impregnate with graphite
1. a combining form meaning “writing,” used in the formation of compound words: graphomotor.
[gra-fol-uh-jee] /græˈfɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the study of handwriting, especially when regarded as an expression of the writer’s character, personality, abilities, etc. 2. Linguistics. the study of systems of writing; grammatology. /ɡræˈfɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of handwriting, esp to analyse the writer’s character 2. (linguistics) the study of writing systems n. “study of […]