dicalcium silicate

noun

di·​cal·​ci·​um silicate (ˌ)dī-ˈkal-sē-əm- How to pronounce dicalcium silicate (audio)
: a calcium silicate 2CaO·SiO2 that is an essential ingredient of Portland cement

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dicalcium silicate was in 1925

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“Dicalcium silicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dicalcium%20silicate. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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