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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A salt or ester derived from a tetravalent nonmetallic element

Usage examples (33)
  • The principal ore mineral is uranophane, a hydrated calcium-uranium silicate, which is believed to be an oxidation product of pitchblende.
  • "The raw material, some kind of silicate, is melted down in an oven.
  • There was no such simple answer for the silicate rocks.
  • This was a silicate-alumina rock, not a nickel-iron one. for more
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