from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to, resembling, containing, or derived from silica or silicon.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to silica: as, silicic ether.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, silica; specifically, designating compounds of silicon.
  • adjective (Chem.) an amorphous gelatinous substance, Si(HO)4, very unstable and easily dried to silica, but forming many stable salts; -- called also orthosilicic acid or normal silicic acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of, related to, or derived from silica


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Latin silex, silicis, a flint: compare French silicique.



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