silicic acid

si·lic·ic ac·id
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [suh-lis-ik as-id]
    • /səˈlɪs ɪk ˈæs ɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [suh-lis-ik as-id]
    • /səˈlɪs ɪk ˈæs ɪd/

Definitions of silicic acid words

  • noun silicic acid any of certain amorphous gelatinous masses, formed when alkaline silicates are treated with acids, which dissociate readily into silica and water. 1
  • noun silicic acid a white gelatinous substance obtained by adding an acid to a solution of sodium silicate. It has an ill-defined composition and is best regarded as hydrated silica, SiO2.nH2O 0
  • noun silicic acid any of several jellylike masses, SiO2·n H2O, precipitated by acidifying sodium silicate solution 0
  • noun silicic acid any of several hypothetical acids of which the different mineral silicates may be regarded as salts 0

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Origin of silicic acid

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20

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silicic acid popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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