Meaning of INOSILICATE in English

|inō, |īnō+ noun

Etymology: in- (III) + silicate

: a class of polymeric silicates in which the silicon-oxygen tetrahedral groups share half of their oxygen atoms so as to form straight chains of indefinite length ; also : a member of this class — called also metasilicate ; compare cyclosilicate , nesosilicate , phyllosilicate , sorosilicate , tectosilicate

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