from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A salt that is derived from both boric acid and silicic acid and occurs naturally in dumortierite.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various minerals whose structure is formally that of a dual salt of boric and silicic acids.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A double salt of boric and silicic acids, as in the natural minerals tourmaline, datolite, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A double salt, in which both boric and silicic acids are combined with a basic radical, as datolite, which is a borosilicate of calcium. Also called silicoborate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a salt of boric and silicic acids
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Immobilize waste in an insoluble matrix such as borosilicate glass or synthetic rock (fuel pellets are already in the form of a very stable ceramic: UO2);
Those are great glasses, borosilicate which is the same kind of glass as Pyrex lab glass which means it's stronger and can handle high heat and temperature shocks without cracking.
As it is made from borosilicate glass you can pour hot water directly into it, however at no time should it be allowed to stand directly on a heat source.
Mr. Jacobs said that the glass panel, made of temperature resistant borosilicate glass, was inspired by the visible workings of a complication watch.
Glass bakeware is made of borosilicate glass, a glass that is extremely temperature resistant with a low expansion coefficient.
Up until 1998, Pyrex was also made from borosilicate glass, but is now made with soda-lime glass, a glass that is already used in the manufacture of many food and beverage products, as well as for windows.
Nevertheless, I wanted to see how it worked compared to my pyrex (mine is older and also borosilicate, as opposed to the newer glass) and whether the nonstick coating worked - and if so, if that made it worth buying.
I did better at making these when I was taking the borosilicate class in February.
When Pyrex was first marketed in 1915, it was made of a heat-resistant glass called borosilicate.
We purchased samples of European-made Pyrex and Arcuisine Elegance glass bakeware that are made of borosilicate and then tested both types of glass in our lab to see how they compared in extreme laboratory conditions likely to cause breakage.
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