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sil·i·cate

 (sĭl′ĭ-kāt′, -kĭt)
n.
1. Any of numerous compounds containing silicon, oxygen, and one or more metals; a salt of silicic acid.
2. Any of a large group of minerals, forming over 90 percent of the earth's crust, that consist of SiO2 or SiO4 groupings combined with one or more metals and sometimes hydrogen.
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silicate

(ˈsɪlɪkɪt; -ˌkeɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of silicic acid, esp one of a large number of usually insoluble salts with polymeric negative ions having a structure formed of tetrahedrons of SiO4 groups linked in rings, chains, sheets, or three dimensional frameworks. Silicates constitute a large proportion of the earth's minerals and are present in cement and glass
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sil•i•cate

(ˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt)

n.
1. any of the largest group of minerals, as quartz, olivine, pyroxene, amphibole, mica, clay, and feldspar, consisting of silicon and oxygen with one or more metals: the basic building block is the silica tetrahedron, SiO4.
2. any salt derived from the silicic acids or from silica.
[1805–15]
sil`i•ca′tion, n.
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sil·i·cate

(sĭl′ĭ-kāt′)
1. Any of a large class of chemical compounds composed of silicon, oxygen, and at least one metal. Most rocks and minerals are silicates. Silicates are also one of the main components of bricks.
2. Any mineral containing the group SiO4 in its crystal lattice. Micas and feldspars are silicate minerals.
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Noun1.silicate - a salt or ester derived from silicic acidsilicate - a salt or ester derived from silicic acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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silicate

[ˈsɪlɪkɪt] Nsilicato m
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silicate

[ˈsɪlɪkət] nsilicate m
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silicate

nSilikat nt, → Silicat nt
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The crop of English hay is carefully weighed, the moisture calculated, the silicates and the potash; but in all dells and pond-holes in the woods and pastures and swamps grows a rich and various crop only unreaped by man.
10,307,346 B2 (Amanda Leigh Newman, Nancy Lorincz Leppla, Laurie Ellen Breyfogle, Gordon Gerald Guay, David Edward Wilson, Joseph Michael Zukowski); Procter & Gamble has been awarded a patent for a skin smoothing composition that comprises sodium silicate, polyvalent silicate which is a hydrated magnesium aluminum silicate, and water carrier.
This article presents the results of the research on obtaining transparent silicate-acrylate hydrogels with enhanced fire-retardant properties, in which to obtain a homogenous, durable and transparent hydrogel, in addition to sodium acrylate, aqueous sodium silicate, the redox initiator system and cross-linking agent, sodium polyacrylate is added to the polymerization mixture.
CoolCure skews hydration chemistry to calcium silicate hydrate or CSH, the principal binding agent in concrete, to the detriment of calcium hydroxide or Ca[(OH).sub.2], the heat of hydration source.
They may range from cement-based grout slurry such as cement slurry and cement-sodium silicate slurry to chemical slurry such as lignin, acrylic, and urea or epoxy resins [5-9].
The alkalinization of the medium and release of calcium ions are related to the formation of portlandite (calcium hydroxide) by tricalcium silicate and dicalcium silicate during the setting time of MTA.
Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA; ProRoot, Dentsply, Tulsa, OK, USA) is a calcium silicate cement and has been reported to have long-term clinical success rates [1] due to good sealing ability, biocompatibility, and osteoconductivity [2-4].
Ash mixtures activated with sodium silicate based mixtures show higher compressive strength values, reaching > 10 MPa after 28 days of curing.
these reactions lead to the formation of hydration product such as hydrated silicate gel (CSH phase) and calcium hydroxide (portlandite), ettringite [1-3].In the last decade, calcium silicate cement has received great consideration in dental and orthopedic surgery since they have the important property to set in a biological medium such as blood, simulated body fluids (SBF) and Saliva being, therefore they can be used for dental and orthopedic surgery [1-4].
Silicon can be used as fertilization, in sowing moment or later coverage, but also as spraying and potassium silicate ([K.sub.2]0Si[O.sub.3]) is an option of a silicon source.