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borosilicate

[bawr-uh-sil-i-kit, -keyt, bohr-] /ˌbɔr əˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, ˌboʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt of boric and silicic acids.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; boro- + silicate
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Examples from the web for borosilicate
  • Semiprecious gemstones, tourmalines belong to a family of borosilicate minerals.
  • If longer storage is required, it is best to flame seal the water samples into borosilicate ampoules.
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borosilicate

/ˌbɔːrəʊˈsɪlɪkɪt; -ˌkeɪt/
noun
1.
a salt of boric and silicic acids
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