silicic [suh-lis-ik] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Chemistry.
- containing silicon.
- of or relating to or acids derived from it.
Origin of silicic First recorded in 1810–20;+ Examples from the Web for silicic Historical Examples of silicic
This well-known substance is essentially a mixture of silicates with an excess of silica or silicic acid.
The minerals augite and hornblende are double salts of silicic acid, magnesium, and calcium with some ferrous oxide.
Silicic chloride is a very voluble and strongly fuming gas, transparent and colourless, with an irritating and pungent smell.
Silicic acid is not only indispensible to the growth of hair, but it forms a direct connection between blood and nerve tissues.
This method is particularly effective in the preparation of silicic acid.
British Dictionary definitions for silicic silicic adjective
- of, concerned with, or containing silicon or an acid obtained from silicon