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borosilicate

[ bawr-uh-sil-i-kit, -keyt, bohr- ]
/ ˌbɔr əˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, ˌboʊr- /
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noun Chemistry.
a salt of boric and silicic acids.
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Origin of borosilicate

First recorded in 1810–20; boro- + silicate
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British Dictionary definitions for borosilicate

borosilicate
/ (ˌbɔːrəʊˈsɪlɪkɪt, -ˌkeɪt) /

noun
a salt of boric and silicic acids
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