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  • noun Plural form of silicate.

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Examples

  • My husband Steve and I are engrossed by exhibits that enable us to compare the magnetism of highly magnetic iron meteorites like Canyon Diablo with that of stony meteorites, which primarily consist of non-metallic minerals called silicates and therefore exhibit very little magnetism.

    Signs of the Times

  • My husband Steve and I are engrossed by exhibits that enable us to compare the magnetism of highly magnetic iron meteorites like Canyon Diablo with that of stony meteorites, which primarily consist of non-metallic minerals called silicates and therefore exhibit very little magnetism.

    Signs of the Times

  • My husband Steve and I are engrossed by exhibits that enable us to compare the magnetism of highly magnetic iron meteorites like Canyon Diablo with that of stony meteorites, which primarily consist of non-metallic minerals called silicates and therefore exhibit very little magnetism.

    Signs of the Times

  • Most Oxygen is found either in the form of silicates, which is an oxide of silicon, or in water, where it makes up 90\% of water's weight.

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  • Finally, others, such as silicates and certain resins, for example, need to be prepared before use.

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  • In addition to the hydrocarbons, there are also silicates, nitrates, sulfides, and frozen water.

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  • The building had been glazed, the work of termite-like insects that digested silicates and excreted a glistening protective layer.

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  • These were found to include crystalline silicates that are only formed at high temperatures.

    Hartley 2: Nasa hopes Epoxi probe will unlock mysteries of the comets

  • The two cameras have been tuned to see the signature of silicates, which are the components that make up volcanic ash.

    Volcanic ash cloud detector test flight raises hopes of clear skies for airlines

  • They're able to see silicates up to 100km – maybe more – away if you're flying at 33,000ft, and that information can be relayed straight back to the pilot in the cockpit and he's able to see volcanic ash in the atmosphere ahead of the aircraft and manoeuvre around it.

    Volcanic ash cloud detector test flight raises hopes of clear skies for airlines

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