Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A silicate which contains water, particularly one which gives off water readily upon heating.

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Examples

  • The catalysts used in refinery cracking units are typically solid materials (zeolite, aluminum hydrosilicate, treated bentonite clay, fuller's earth, bauxite, and silica-alumina) that come in the form of powders, beads, pellets or shaped materials called extrudites.

    Cracking

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