What is another word for Silicic?

Pronunciation: [sɪlˈɪsɪk] (IPA)

Silicic is a term that describes substances that are rich in silicon, such as silicate minerals and rocks. However, there are a few synonyms for silicic that can be used interchangeably depending on the context. For instance, the term siliceous describes substances that contain a high amount of silica. Another synonym for silicic is silicious, which also means rich in silica. On the other hand, the term silicified describes a substance that has been transformed into a silicic substance through a process called silicification. Other synonyms for the word silicic include quartzose, siliciousness, and silicification.

What are the hypernyms for Silicic?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Silicic

Potassa 34.39 Soda 14.79 Lime 2.96 Magnesia 2.38 Sulphuric Acid 11.16 Silicic Acid 1.92 Phosphoric Acid 25.87 Phosphate of Iron 3.67 Chloride of Sodium 2.78 Cauliflower is not wholly free from the odor which renders the cooking of cabbage so unpleasant, but in this respect it is much less objectionable than cabbage.
"The Cauliflower"
A. A. Crozier
In either case the product is called Silicic acid.
"An Introduction to Chemical Science"
R.P. Williams
Silicic acid forms the basis of a very important series of compounds, - the silicates.
"An Introduction to Chemical Science"
R.P. Williams

Related words: Silicate, Silicon, Silica, Silicates, Silicon dioxide

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