Meaning of SILICA in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈsɪlɪkə ]

n. silicon dioxide, occurring as quartz etc. and as a principal constituent of sandstone and other rocks. øsilica gel hydrated silica in a hard granular form used as a desiccant. øøsiliceous adj. (also silicious). silicic adj. silicify & intr. (-ies, -ied). silicification n. [L silex -icis flint, after alumina etc.]

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