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2. Finely ground tripoli used as an inert paint filler.
[Latin, hard stone, flint.]
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(Ceramics) a type of heat-resistant glass made from fused quartz
[C16: from Latin: hard stone, flint]
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|Noun||1.||silex - a pure form of finely ground silica|
|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
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