vitreous silica

vitreous silica
noun Date: 1925 a chemically stable and refractory glass made from silica alone — compare quartz glass

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  • vitreous silica — /vɪtriəs ˈsɪləkə/ (say vitreeuhs siluhkuh) noun → silica glass …   Australian English dictionary

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  • silica mineral — Any of the forms of silicon dioxide (SiO2), including quartz, tridymite, cristobalite, coesite, stishovite, melanophlogite, lechatelierite, and chalcedony. Various kinds of silica minerals have been produced synthetically. * * * Introduction… …   Universalium

  • silica glass — /ˈsɪlɪkə glas/ (say silikuh glahs) noun a vitreous material consisting almost entirely of silica. Also, quartz glass, vitreous silica, fused silica …   Australian English dictionary

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