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si·lic·ic ac·id(si-lis'ik as'id),
Obtained in water as a colloid by treating silicates; precipitated silicic acid is silica gel.
hydrated silicon dioxide. It is used in thin-layer and column chromatography.
Any of a family of acids containing silica, such as H2SiO3 (metasilicic acid), H2SiO4 (orthosilicic acid), or H2SiO7 (pyrosilicic acid). When silicic acid is precipitated, silica gel is obtained.
CAS # 10193-36-9
See also: acid