silicon dioxide

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silicon dioxide

n.
Silica.
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Noun1.silicon dioxide - a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2)silicon dioxide - a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite
cristobalite - a white mineral consisting of silica; found in volcanic rocks
quartz - a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities
chert - variety of silica containing microcrystalline quartz
flint - a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony
lechatelierite, quartz, quartz glass, vitreous silica, crystal - colorless glass made of almost pure silica
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
silex - a pure form of finely ground silica
tridymite - a mineral form of silica
Translations
piidioksidi
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