normal silicic acid
Silicic Si*lic"ic, a. [L. silex, silicis, a flint: cf. F. silicique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, silica; specifically, designating compounds of silicon; as, silicic acid. [1913 Webster]

{Silicic acid} (Chem.), an amorphous gelatinous substance, {Si(HO)4}, very unstable and easily dried to silica, but forming many stable salts; -- called also {orthosilicic acid} or {normal silicic acid}. [1913 Webster]


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  • orthosilicic acid — Silicic Si*lic ic, a. [L. silex, silicis, a flint: cf. F. silicique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, silica; specifically, designating compounds of silicon; as, silicic acid. [1913 Webster] {Silicic acid} (Chem.), an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Tetrabasic — Tet ra*bas ic, a. [Tetra + basic.] (Chem.) Capable of neutralizing four molecules of a monacid base; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by bases; quadribasic; said of certain acids; thus, normal silicic acid, {Si(OH)4}, is a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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