silicon dioxide

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silicon

 [sil´ĭ-kon]
a chemical element, atomic number 14, atomic weight 28.086, symbol Si. (See Appendix 6.)
silicon dioxide silica.

sil·i·ca

(sil'i-kă),
The chief constituent of sand, hence of glass.
[Mod. L. fr. L. silex (silic-), flint]

silicon dioxide

n.
Silica.

sil·i·ca

(sil'i-kă)
The chief constituent of sand, hence of glass.
Synonym(s): silicon dioxide.
[Mod. L. fr. L. silex (silic-), flint]

sil·i·ca

(sil'i-kă)
The chief constituent of sand, hence of glass.
Synonym(s): silicon dioxide.
[Mod. L. fr. L. silex (silic-), flint]
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