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Silica

Silica Meaning & Definition
Silica Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Silica?

[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

Synonyms | Synonyms for Silica: silicon dioxide | silicon oxide

Related Terms | Find terms related to Silica:

See Also | chert | cristobalite | flint | lechartelierite | oxide | quartz | silex | tridymite

Silica In Webster's Dictionary

\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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