molybdenum disulfide

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molybdenum disulfide

[mə′lib·də·nəm dī′səl‚fīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
MoS2 A black lustrous powder, melting at 1185°C, insoluble in water, soluble in aqua regia and concentrated sulfuric acid; used as a dry lubricant and an additive for greases and oils. Also known as molybdenum sulfide; molybdic sulfide.