DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
OTHER WORDS FROM silicatesil·i·ca·tion [sil-i-key-shuhn], /ˌsɪl ɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, nounnon·sil·i·cate, nounsub·sil·i·cate, noun
Words nearby silicate
Example sentences 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