borosilicate
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1817 1. a silicate containing boron in the anion and occurring naturally 2. borosilicate glass

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  • borosilicate — ● borosilicate nom masculin Combinaison d un borate avec un silicate. borosilicate [bɔʀosilikat] n. m. ÉTYM. 1845; de borate, et silicate. ❖ ♦ Chim. Sel double, combinaison d un borate avec un silicate. ❖ DÉR. Borosilicaté …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • borosilicaté — ● borosilicate nom masculin Combinaison d un borate avec un silicate. borosilicate [bɔʀosilikat] n. m. ÉTYM. 1845; de borate, et silicate. ❖ ♦ Chim. Sel double, combinaison d un borate avec un silicate …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Borosilicate — Bo ro*sil i*cate, n. [Boron + silicate.] (Chem.) A double salt of boric and silicic acids, as in the natural minerals tourmaline, datolite, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • borosilicate — [bôr΄ō sil′i kit, bôr΄ō sil′ikāt΄] n. 1. any of several salts derived from both boric acid and silicic acid and found in certain minerals, such as tourmaline 2. a type of glass made of about 5% boric oxide that can withstand high temperatures:… …   English World dictionary

  • Borosilicate — Verre borosilicate Une ampoule de verre borosilicate contenant du brome, scellée dans un cube de polyméthacrylate de méthyle. Le verre borosilicate est un type de verre supportant d assez hautes températures …   Wikipédia en Français

  • borosilicate — borosilikatas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mišrioji borato ir silikato rūgščių druska. atitikmenys: angl. borosilicate rus. боросиликат …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • borosilicate — /bawr euh sil i kit, kayt , bohr /, n. Chem. a salt of boric and silicic acids. [1810 20; BORO + SILICATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • borosilicate — noun Any of various minerals whose structure is formally that of a dual salt of boric and silicic acids …   Wiktionary

  • borosilicate — glass family: more expensive than soda lime silicate, very good chemical durability, low thermal expansion coefficient, used in cookware and lab ware …   Mechanics glossary

  • borosilicate — n. (Chemistry) salt of boric and salicic acids (occurs naturally in some minerals) …   English contemporary dictionary

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