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Definition of "silicates" [silicates]

  • Plural form of silicate. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "silicates" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "Finally, others, such as silicates and certain resins, for example, need to be prepared before use."