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 (bôr′ō-sĭl′ĭ-kĭt, -kāt′)
A salt that is derived from both boric acid and silicic acid and occurs naturally in dumortierite.


(ˌbɔːrəʊˈsɪlɪkɪt; -ˌkeɪt)
(Elements & Compounds) a salt of boric and silicic acids


(ˌbɔr əˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, ˌboʊr-)

a salt of boric and silicic acids.
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Noun1.borosilicate - a salt of boric and silicic acids
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)


[ˌbɔːrəuˈsɪlɪkɪt] nborosilicato
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Vials are available in Clear or Amber to protect light-sensitive drugs and they are made using Type I, USP, borosilicate glass that is dry heat sterilized and individually inspected to meet the highest manufacturing and packaging standards.
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