from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A salt which may be viewed as containing two or more combining units of silicon dioxid combined with the oxid or oxids of more basic elements or radicals, as orthoclase, KAlSi3O8 or K2Al2Si6O16 = K2O.-Al2O3.(SiO2)6.

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  • noun chemistry Any of many polymeric silicate structures typically found in rocks and minerals


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