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silicon dioxide


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Silica.

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  • n. A hard glassy mineral, SiO₂, occurring as quartz, sand, opal etc. Informally known as silica.

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  • n. a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite


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  • Presumably not in cake.

    January 21, 2013

  • Aka sand. An anti-caking agent in some foods.

    January 21, 2013