silicate

See also: Silicate and silicaté

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EtymologyEdit

From silic(on) +‎ -ate.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: ʹlĭkāt, IPA(key): /ˈsɪlɪkeɪt/
  • enPR: ʹlĭkət, IPA(key): /ˈsɪlɪkət/
  • enPR: ʹlĭkĭt, IPA(key): /ˈsɪlɪkɪt/
  • Hyphenation: sili‧cate

NounEdit

silicate (plural silicates)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) Any salt of silica or of one of the silicic acids; any mineral composed of silicates
    Hypernym: compound
    Hyponyms: aluminium silicate, aluminum silicate, aluminomagnesian silicate, aluminosilicate, bismuth silicate, borophosphosilicate, calcium magnesium silicate, cerous silicate, cyclosilicate, inosilicate, magnesium aluminium silicate, magnesium aluminum silicate, magnesium silicate, neosilicate, orthosilicate, phosphosilicate, phyllosilicate, pyrosilicate, sodium silicate, sorosilicate, subsilicate, tectosilicate, titanosilicate

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NounEdit

silicate m (plural silicates)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) silicate