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silicate
American English: /ˈsɪləˌkeɪt/
, /ˈsɪlɪkɪt/
British English: /ˈsɪlɪkeɪt/
, /ˈsɪlɪkət/

Translation of silicate in Spanish:

noun

countable and uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • The most significant user is the glass industry, which uses sodium carbonate to decompose silicates for glass making.
    • By sharing two oxygen atoms, silicates can form either cyclic or chain structures.
    • Silicon is the second most abundant element in the Earth's crust, since most common rocks have crystalline frameworks made from silicon and oxygen: they are silicates.
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