cyclosilicate

[ sahy-kluh-sil-i-kit, -keyt ]
/ ˌsaɪ kləˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt /

noun Mineralogy.

any silicate in which the SiO4 tetrahedra are linked to form rings.

Nearby words

  1. cycloplegia,
  2. cycloplegic,
  3. cyclopropane,
  4. cyclops,
  5. cyclorama,
  6. cyclosis,
  7. cyclosporin,
  8. cyclosporine,
  9. cyclostomatous,
  10. cyclostome


Origin of cyclosilicate


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