Definition of Silica. Meaning of Silica. Synonyms of Silica

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Definition of Silica

Silica
Silica Sil"i*ca, n. [NL., from L. silex, silics, a flint.] (Chem.) Silicon dioxide, SiO?. It constitutes ordinary quartz (also opal and tridymite), and is artifically prepared as a very fine, white, tasteless, inodorous powder.

Meaning of Silica from wikipedia

- Silicon dioxide, also known as silica, silicic acid or silicic acid anydride is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula SiO2, most commonly found...
- Silica gel is an amorphous and porous form of silicon dioxide (silica), consisting of an irregular tridimensional framework of alternating silicon and...
- Silica or silicon dioxide is a chemical compound. Silica may also refer to: Silica gel, a desiccant Silica, Rožňava District, Slovakia Silica, Kansas...
- Silica fume, also known as microsilica, (CAS number 69012-64-2, EINECS number 273-761-1) is an amorphous (non-crystalline) polymorph of silicon dioxide...
- Fused quartz or fused silica is gl**** consisting of silica in amorphous (non-crystalline) form. It differs from traditional gl****es in containing no other...
- Fumed silica (CAS number 112945-52-5), also known as pyrogenic silica because it is produced in a flame, consists of microscopic droplets of amorphous...
- microporous solid in which the dis****d phase is a gas. Note 1: Microporous silica, microporous gl****, and zeolites are common examples of aerogels. Note 2:...
- Biogenic silica (bSi), also referred to as opal, biogenic opal, or amorphous opaline silica, forms one of the most widespread biogenic minerals. For example...
- Colloidal silicas are suspensions of fine amorphous, nonporous, and typically spherical silica particles in a liquid phase. Colloidal silicas are most...
- a form of occupational lung disease caused by inhalation of crystalline silica dust, and is marked by inflammation and scarring in the form of nodular...
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