Definition of silica gel in English:

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silica gel

Pronunciation: /ˈsilikə jel/


Hydrated silica in a hard granular hygroscopic form used as a desiccant.
Example sentences
  • If you plan to use silica gel or other desiccant to dry flowers, you may wish to cut off all of the stems, leaving only a small portion attached to each blossom.
  • Most closet dehumidifiers are wireless and use salt, silica gel, or other material to absorb moisture out of the air.
  • Consider using silica gel or air midsoles in your shoes plus polyester or polyester-blend socks to prevent blisters and keep your feet dry.

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Syllabification: sil·i·ca gel

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