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sil·i·cate

(sil'i-kāt),
1. A salt of silicic acid.
2. The term sometimes applied to dental restorations of synthetic porcelain.
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silicate

(sĭl′ĭ-kāt) [L. silicus, flintlike]
A salt of silicic acid.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

sil·i·cate

(sili-kăt)
1. Term sometimes applied to dental restorations made of synthetic porcelain.
2. Salt of silicic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Dried gels were heated up to 900 oC to obtain beta form of dicalcium silicate. The CSH gel and (Beta)-dicalcium silicate were examined by XRD, FTIR, SEM and TGA.
"Silicate nanoplatelets have the potential to address this need in medicine and biotechnology," Khademhosseini said.
It is well known that coal gangue mainly consists of about 20wt.% carbon, 25wt.% alumina, and 48wt.% silica, and so sodium silicate could be made from the waste [17-20].
Like other silicates, Aquazinga can be sprayed with airless equipment, although the best system is still with a pressure-pot and a conventional spray-gun.
As silicon (Si) in bamboos originate from silicate weathering and is removed quickly through frequent harvest of bamboo products (i.e., bamboo shoots and bamboo), we suggest that bamboo growth may accelerate silicate weathering, and thus, C[O.sub.2] consumption via the uptake of Si and other mineral nutrients.
For many years, the term chemical grouts was synonymous with sodium silicate grouts but in the last three decades a lot of chemical compounds were produced as chemical grouts which provide a wide selection for grouting (Shroff and Dhananjay 1999).
But by using a new technique to scrutinize how minute amounts of iron and silicate minerals interact at ultra-high pressures and temperatures, Stanford mineral physicist Wendy Mao is gaining insight into the biggest transformation Earth has ever undergone - the separation of its rocky mantle from its iron-rich core approximately 4.5 billion years ago.
It opens up the prospect that bespoke soils can be designed - with added calcium silicates, or specific plants - which optimise the carbon-capture process.
To find an explanation of the differences in MMP-9 concentrations among citrate plasma, serum, and serum with clot accelerators (Sca), we analyzed the effects of silicate on MMP in whole blood (WB), plasma, serum, and buffy coat (BC), as well as in culture media of U-937 myelomonocytic leukemia cells (SF U937).
Observed by NASA's infrared Spitzer Space Telescope, the silicate crystals are the first recorded beyond the Milky Way.
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the state of Colorado, has gone a step farther in capitalizing on that characteristic with a new class of amended silicate sorbents that remove even more arsenic from water, and do it more easily and more cheaply.