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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2).

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  • Grasses have a gritty compound called silica, which is contained in sand and is used to make glass.
  • Many pastes also contain silica, which is a drying agent.
  • Fused silica, which is included in Freedonia's US Specialty
  • The rock contains silica, which is 20 times as toxic as coal dust. for more
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