fluosilicic acid

[ floo-oh-si-lis-ik as-id, floo- ]
/ ˈflu oʊ sɪˈlɪs ɪk ˈæs ɪd, ˌflu- /

noun Chemistry.

an unstable acid, H2SiF6, known only in its colorless, poisonous, fuming aqueous solution or in the form of its salts: used chiefly as a wood preservative, a disinfectant, and as a hardening agent in the manufacture of ceramic ware, cement, and concrete.

Nearby words

  1. fluoroscopy,
  2. fluorosis,
  3. fluorouracil,
  4. fluorspar,
  5. fluosilicate,
  6. fluoxetine,
  7. fluoxetine hydrochloride,
  8. fluphenazine,
  9. flurandrenolide,
  10. flurazepam

Origin of fluosilicic acid


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