silicic acid

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silicic acid

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Hydrated silica, SiO2·nH2O, produced by acidification of sodium silicate solution. Depending on the proportion of water, it may have any consistency from jelly to amorphous solid.

silicic acid

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(Elements & Compounds) a white gelatinous substance obtained by adding an acid to a solution of sodium silicate. It has an ill-defined composition and is best regarded as hydrated silica, SiO2.nH2O
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Noun1.silicic acid - a jellylike substance (hydrated silica)
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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3, the carbon dioxide gases are absorbed by silicate to produce orthosilicic acid, which avoids foaming of PU/ silicate composite and enhances the mechanical properties.
Alkalinity also can be derived from dissolved silicate (Snoeyink and Jenkins, 1980) because , orthosilicic acid resulting from the dissolution of calcium silicate can ionize to yield H3Si[O.
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