Fluosilicate Flu`o*sil"i*cate, n. [Cf. F. fluosilicate.] (Chem.) A double fluoride of silicon and some other (usually basic) element or radical, regarded as a salt of fluosilicic acid; -- called also {silicofluoride}. [1913 Webster]

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  • silicofluoride — sil·i·co·fluoride …   English syllables

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