from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various water-soluble silicate glass compounds used as a preservative for eggs, in plaster and cement, and in various purification and refining processes.
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- noun a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs
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