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bi- +‎ silicate


bisilicate (plural bisilicates)

  1. A salt of metasilicic acid, in which the ratio of the oxygen of the silica to the oxygen of the base is two to one.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bisilicate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)