silicic acid

silicic acid
silicic acid
n.
1. any of several jellylike masses, SiO2·n H2O, precipitated by acidifying sodium silicate solution
2. any of several hypothetical acids of which the different mineral silicates may be regarded as salts

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  • Silicic acid — IUPAC name Silicic acid …   Wikipedia

  • Silicic acid — Silicic Si*lic ic, a. [L. silex, silicis, a flint: cf. F. silicique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, silica; specifically, designating compounds of silicon; as, silicic acid. [1913 Webster] {Silicic acid} (Chem.), an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silicic acid — Chem. any of certain amorphous gelatinous masses, formed when alkaline silicates are treated with acids, which dissociate readily into silica and water. [1810 20] * * * ▪ chemical compound       a compound of silicon, oxygen, and hydrogen,… …   Universalium

  • silicic acid — Obtained in water as a colloid by treating silicates; precipitated s. is silica gel. * * * silicic acid n any of various weakly acid substances obtained as gelatinous masses by treating silicates with acids * * * si·lic·ic ac·id (sĭ likґik)… …   Medical dictionary

  • silicic acid — noun Date: 1817 any of various weakly acid substances obtained as gelatinous masses by treating silicates with acids …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • silicic acid —    H4SiO4 monomeric acid [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • silicic acid — noun a jellylike substance (hydrated silica) • Hypernyms: ↑acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • silicic acid — noun any of a range of compounds, being hydrates of silica; they form silicates having complex polymeric structures …   Wiktionary

  • silicic acid — noun Chemistry a hydrated form of silica made by acidifying solutions of silicates …   English new terms dictionary

  • silicic acid — See silex …   New dictionary of synonyms

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