Related formssil·i·ca·tion [sil-i-key-shuh n] /ˌsɪl ɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, nounnon·sil·i·cate, nounsub·sil·i·cate, noun
Examples from the Web for silicate
In this case, silicate in the ash melts as it hits the hot turbines of the engine and shuts it down.Volcanic Ash: The Extraordinary Air Travel Emergency|Clive Irving|April 15, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Clay, to be precise, is a silicate of alumina, a term which is interesting when it is explained.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
Silicate of glucina melts with carbonate of soda to a colorless globule.
But silicate rock is notably lacking in response to that attractive force.Anchorite|Randall Garrett
There is an immense quantity of ore, (silicate and carbonate) specimens containing 14% of metal.
Common window and mirror glass; silicate of soda and lime; sometimes also of potash.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure