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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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Among all the benefits buyers get with quartz surfacing, the Aventine Quartz Collection comes in exclusive colors that are competitively priced.
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I am excited to bring Quartz into the Terracotta family of products and to extend the investment in this technology," said James House, founder of Quartz.
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If quartz grains entered the ocean as geological detritus carried from land by rivers or wind, the mineral should be more abundant near prehistoric coastlines.
In addition to these, Staron also offers 62 colors in its Staron Solid Surface line, 14 colors of Staron Quartz, as well as all-acrylic Staron sinks and bowls.
Quartz Hill quarterback Alex Hutchison said teammates have taken note of Ritter's toughness.
Ihinger and Zink used high-resolution infrared spectroscopy to map impurity concentrations across different slices of a gem-quality quartz crystal.
With the ability to reduce verification time on large designs from days to hours, Quartz DRC, Quartz LVS and Quartz DRC Litho help us reduce our design cycle and ensure compliance to our foundry's manufacturability and process requirements.
Your nonleague schedule doesn't really mean a whole lot (for playoffs), but for us it was important because our kids needed to know they could win because they'd lost two ballgames,'' Quartz Hill coach Pat Degnan said.
Early toolmakers at Olduvai apparently carried quartz hammers with them from one place to another, and they may have returned frequently to sites where such implements received regular use, Toth theorizes.
Adoption of LAVIS, Quartz DRC and Quartz LVS by leading semiconductor vendors is growing rapidly," said Hideaki Hontao, president of TOOL.