molybdenum disilicide

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molybdenum disilicide

[mə′lib·də·nəm dī′sil·ə‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
MoSi2 A dark gray, crystalline powder with a melting range of 1870-2030°C; soluble in hydrofluoric and nitric acids; used in electrical resistors and for protective coatings for high-temperature conditions.
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