What is another word for silicious?

2 synonyms found


[ sɪlˈɪʃəs], [ sɪlˈɪʃəs], [ s_ɪ_l_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə_s]

Silicious is an adjective used to describe a substance that contains or is composed of silica. Some synonyms for silicious include siliceous, quartzitic, sandy, gritty, and granular. These words describe materials that are rich in silica minerals and commonly found in nature, such as sandstone, quartz, and diatomaceous earth. Siliceous materials are often used in construction, manufacturing, and industry due to their strength, durability, and resistance to heat and corrosion. The term silicious can also represent the natural beauty and uniqueness of rocks and minerals, such as agates, opals, and petrified wood, which are prized and often sought-after by collectors.

Synonyms for Silicious:

  • n.

    Other relevant words: (noun)
  • Other synonyms:

    Other relevant words (noun):

How to use "Silicious" in context?

The word "silicious" comes from the Latin word siliceus, meaning "like glass."Silicious materials are materials that are made up of silica, a type of glass. Silicious materials are not very strong, but they are very brittle. They can break easily if they are not handled carefully. Silicious materials can be used to make glass, ceramic, and other types of materials.

Word of the Day

wanted, hurry up, urgent, hurry-up, life and death, top-priority, touch and go, ahead, all-important, arduous.