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quartz

(kwōrts),
A crystalline form of silicon dioxide used in chemical apparatus and in optic and electric instruments.

quartz

(kworts) a crystalline form of silica (silicon dioxide).

quartz

Drug slang
A regionally popular street term for smokable methamphetamine or crack cocaine.
 
Vox populi
Silica, see there.

quartz

(kwōrts)
A crystalline form of silicon dioxide used in chemical apparatus and in optic and electrical instruments.

quartz

(kwōrts)
A crystalline form of silicon dioxide used in chemical apparatus and in optic and electrical instruments.

quartz,

n See silica.
quartz, fused,
n a form of silica that is amorphous and exhibits no inversion at any temperature below its fusion point; of little use in dentistry.
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