Definition of graphitic in US English:

graphitic

adjective

  • See graphite

    • ‘Helical microtubules of graphitic carbon have also been found.’
    • ‘This is essentially a dark, fine grained unit, dominated by black, graphitic, foliated claystones and siltstones.’
    • ‘Pore fluid expansion is thus greater in graphitic than nongraphitic rocks, and is likely to promote microcracking in graphitic rocks.’
    • ‘Related work to purify semiconducting nanotubes and remove graphitic contamination is also being carried out.’
    • ‘The conventionally measured hardness of graphitic irons is influenced by the graphite, especially in gray iron.’

Pronunciation

graphitic

/ɡrəˈfitik/