from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The oxyanion of silicon SiO32- or any salt or mineral containing this ion

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of metasilicic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of the hypothetical metasilicic acid H2SiO3: often called in mineralogy a bisilicate: as, calcium metasilicate (the mineral wollastonite, CaSiO3 or CaO.SiO2).


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