sesquisilicate

noun ses·qui·silicate \"+\

Definition of sesquisilicate

  1. 1 :  a silicate (such as sodium sesquisilicate) that is intermediate between two silicates

  2. 2 :  a mixture of an orthosilicate or metasilicate and a disilicate used especially in smelting

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Origin and Etymology of sesquisilicate

sesqui- + silicate


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