from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Silica.
- n. Finely ground tripoli used as an inert paint filler.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Flint.
- n. A finely ground relatively pure form of silicas used as a paint filler etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Silica, SiO2 as found in nature, constituting quarz, and most sands and sandstones. See silica, and silicic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as silica.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pure form of finely ground silica
- n. a vacuum coffee maker
Latin, hard stone, flint.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin silex. (Wiktionary)