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sodium metasilicate

[met-uh-sil-i-kit, -keyt] /ˌmɛt əˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a white, granular sodium silicate, Na 2 SiO 3 , soluble in water: used in detergents and in bleaching and cleaning products.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; meta- + silicate
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