aluminosilicate

noun
alu·​mi·​no·​sil·​i·​cate | \ ə-ˌlü-mə-nō-ˈsi-lə-ˌkāt How to pronounce aluminosilicate (audio) , -ˈsi-li-kət \

Definition of aluminosilicate

: a combined silicate and aluminate

Examples of aluminosilicate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Smooth aluminosilicate is treated with a two-way filter that provides full-screen privacy when viewed from the side to keep your phone screen private when using this screen protector. Ellen Mcalpine, CNN Underscored, 16 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of aluminosilicate

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aluminosilicate

Latin alumin-, alumen + -o- + International Scientific Vocabulary silicate

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The first known use of aluminosilicate was in 1842

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Cite this Entry

“Aluminosilicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aluminosilicate. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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