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calcium silicate

noun
1.
any of the silicates of calcium: calcium metasilicate, dicalcium silicate, and tricalcium silicate.
Compare wollastonite.
Origin of calcium silicate
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90
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  • The phosphorus vapor escapes at P and is condensed under water, while the calcium silicate is tapped off as a liquid at S.

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