from The Century Dictionary.
- Noting an acid which may be viewed as containing two or more combining units of silicon dioxid combined with the elements of water, as the hypothetical acid represented by the formula H4Si3O8= (H2O)2.(SiO2)3.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Of or pertaining to compounds formed by the condensation of two or more molecules of silicic acid.
- adjective (Chem.) any one of a series of acids formed by the condensation of two or more molecules of silicic acid, with elimination of water.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective obsolete (
chemistry) Of or pertaining to any polymerof silicic acid
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What is meant by the term polysilicic acid, as used in the discussion of aluminium silicates?
~ One of the most common constituents of rocks is feldspar (KAlSi_ O_ ), a mixed salt of potassium and aluminium with the polysilicic acid (H_ Si_ O_ ).