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Definitions of silica in various dictionaries:
noun - a white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2)
noun - a form of silicon
SILICA - Silicon dioxide, also known as silica, silicic acid or silicic acid anydride is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula SiO2, most commonly fou...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Sand or quartz|
|Flint is a form of it|
|It's in the sand|
|Ingredient in ceramics|
|Quartz or flint|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Most sponge skeletons consist of either calcium carbonate or this glasslike mineral|
|This basic ingredient of glass can be derived from sand, flint or quartz|
|This mineral, which occurs in such forms as sand & quartz, is the main material in most rocks|
Silicon dioxide, also known as silica, silicic acid or silicic acid anydride is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula SiO2, most commonly found in nature as quartz and in various living organisms. In many parts of the world, silica is the major constituent of sand. Silica is one of the most complex and most abundant families of materials, existing as a compound of several minerals and as synthetic product. Notable examples include fused quartz, fumed silica, silica gel, and aerogels. It is used in structural materials, microelectronics (as an electrical insulator), and as components in the food and pharmaceutical industries.|
* Inhaling finely divided crystalline silica is toxic and can lead to severe inflammation of the lung tissue, silicosis, bronchitis, lung cancer, and systemic autoimmune diseases, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
* Uptake of amorphous silicon dioxide, in high doses, leads to non-permanent short-term inflammation, where all effects heal.