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  • n. The anion SiF62- derived from fluosilicic acid; any salt containing this anion

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A double fluoride of silicon and some other (usually basic) element or radical, regarded as a salt of fluosilicic acid; -- called also silicofluoride.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a compound of fluosilicic acid with some base.
  • n. In mineralogy, a silicate containing fluorin as an essential part. See fluophosphate.
  • n. In chem., a compound of silicon fluoride with a fluoride of a more electropositive element, as Na2SiF6=2NaF+SiF4; also called silicofluoride.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. salt of fluosilicic acid

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