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- adj. Containing silicate or silica
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Combined or impregnated with silicon or silica.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Coated, mixed, combined, or impregnated with silica.
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It is important that the soap to be "silicated" should be distinctly alkaline
_ -- These are silicated or liquored soaps in which the natural mottling, due to the impure materials used in the early days of soap-making, is imitated by artificial mottling, and are, consequently, entirely different to curd mottled soaps.
Cheaper pale soaps may be made from lower grades of tallow and rosin and are generally silicated.
On examination of a section under the microscope, all the cells of the different layers are seen to be more or less silicated, the silex forming in the cells when the bark is still very young.
By plunging silicated shells into hot solutions of salts of chrome, nickel, cobalt, or copper, beautiful dyes in yellow, green, and blue are produced.
True lodes are veins of injection formed by the infiltration of silicated waters carrying the metals also in solution.
It is much more rational to suppose that the increased hardness imparted to the slates and schists at or near their contact with the lode is due to an infiltration of silica from the silicated solution which at one time filled the fissure.
The weathering of the silicated limestone gangue results in great masses of clay which are characteristic features of the oxide zones of these deposits.
It is a rather common mineral in silicated zones in limestones near igneous contacts, but gem tourmalines are found principally in pegmatite dikes.
Dakota, or is present in a typical contact-metamorphic silicated zone in limestone, as in some of the deposits of the Seward Peninsula of Alaska.