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Meaning of SILICA

Pronunciation:  'siluku

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechartelierite
 

SILICA is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: silicon dioxide, silicon oxide
 
 See Also: chert, cristobalite, flint, lechartelierite, oxide, quartz, silex, tridymite

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sil"i*ca\, n. [NL., from L. silex, silics, a flint.]
(Chem.)
Silicon dioxide, SiO?. It constitutes ordinary quartz (also
opal and tridymite), and is artifically prepared as a very
fine, white, tasteless, inodorous powder.

 

 

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