Meaning of SILICATE in English

SILICATE

[ 'sɪlɪkeɪt , -kət ]

■ noun

1》 Chemistry a salt in which the anion contains both silicon and oxygen.

2》 a mineral consisting of silica combined with metal oxides, as a common constituent of rocks.

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