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.

Origin of fluosilicic acid

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