celite

1 of 2

noun

ce·​lite
ˈsēˌlīt
plural -s
: a constituent of portland-cement clinker now identified as brownmillerite

Celite

2 of 2

trademark

"
used for any of a series of diatomaceous silica and perlite products including filter material and fillers

Word History

Etymology

Noun

International Scientific Vocabulary ce- (from c) + -lite; from its being considered as third in a group including also alite and belite

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“Celite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celite. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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