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borosilicate

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noun bo·ro·sil·i·cate \ˌbȯr-ō-ˈsi-lə-ˌkāt, -ˈsi-li-kət\

Definition of borosilicate

  1. 1 :  a silicate containing boron in the anion and occurring naturally

  2. 2 :  borosilicate glass



Origin and Etymology of borosilicate

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1817


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