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1. Silica.
2. Finely ground tripoli used as an inert paint filler.

[Latin, hard stone, flint.]


(Ceramics) a type of heat-resistant glass made from fused quartz
[C16: from Latin: hard stone, flint]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.silex - a pure form of finely ground silica
silica, silicon dioxide, silicon oxide - 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
2.Silex - a vacuum coffee maker
coffee maker - a kitchen appliance for brewing coffee automatically
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
References in classic literature ?
The large walls of silex tottered and fell upon the sand, and the sand itself, an instrument of pain when launched from its hard bed, riddled the faces with its myriad cutting atoms.
Nor had those antagonistic forces been dormant, which are always at work wearing down the surface of the land; the great piles of strata had been intersected by many wide valleys, and the trees now changed into silex, were exposed projecting from the volcanic soil, now changed into rock, whence formerly, in a green and budding state, they had raised their lofty heads.
Silex Technology builds on more than 40 years of hardware and software connectivity know-how and IP, custom design development experience, and in-house manufacturing capabilities, bringing value to customers with a foundation of technical expertise.
The GT Exhaust and Silex products and brands will now be part of Nelson Global Products product family and will be manufactured in Nelson's facility in Arcadia, Wisconsin.
Roh- und Halbfabrikate wie Kerne und Abschlage bezeugen die ortliche Verarbeitung von Silex und Quarz, wenn auch nur in vereinzelten Fallen.
According to Silex Systems' CEO Michael Goldsworthy, the CPV technology was ideally suited to Saudi Arabia.
He added that this had attracted the attention of Casiano de prado, who would afterwards obtain other worked silex pieces from the same site, which C.
However, it might be better to describe SILEX as a full digitalisation of the physical classroom.
The agency, considered to be a leading bank rating and research firm in the US, has recognized Silex banking Company with its highest five-star rating.
The deal is being hailed by Silex as a significant event, enabling it to demonstrate its technology into a deep-pocketed market that has jaw-dropping ambitions for the deployment of solar power in coming decades.
Thus the mission of this project is twofold; first, through an analysis of the iconographical images of the Silex, this investigation describes how these play an essential role in the text as a spiritual guidebook and will demonstrate that without the iconography the Silex is incomplete and loses its didactical mission.