Definition of Silicious

1. Adjective. Relating to or containing or resembling silica. "Gritrock is siliceous sandstone"

Exact synonyms: Siliceous
Partainyms: Silica, Silica
Derivative terms: Silica, Silica



Definition of Silicious

1. a. See Siliceous.

Definition of Silicious

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of siliceous) ¹

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Definition of Silicious

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Silicious

1. Containing silica. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silicious

silicic
silicic acid
silicic acids
silicic anhydride
silicicalcareous
silicide
silicides
siliciferous
silicification
silicifications
silicified
silicifies
silicify
silicifying
silicioidea
silicious (current term)
silicisation
silicisponge
silicisponges
silicispongiae
silicium
siliciums
siliciureted
siliciuretted
silicization
silicizations
silicle
silicles
silico-
silicoanthracosis

Literary usage of Silicious

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The silicious skeleton consists of a single fenestrated shell, ... The silicious skeleton consista of numerous hollow tubes which are united in a peculiar ..."

2. The Manufacture of Iron, in All Its Various Branches: Including a by Frederick Overman (1854)
"What we have stated is applicable, in most respects, to silicious ore ; also to calcareous ore, with this difference, that, in the latter case, no protoxide ..."

3. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"The commonest concretions are silicious, calcareous, and ferruginous, ... Among the most familiar examples of silicious concretions are they?r'«/r, ..."

4. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"The commonest concretions are silicious, calcareous, and ferruginous, and there is a ... Among the most familiar examples of silicious concretions are ..."

5. Liquid Steel: Its Manufacture and Cost by David Carnegie, Sidney C. Gladwyn (1913)
"The silicious materials are used in what are known as the acid processes; ... silicious materials, as used in steel manufacture, are supplied as ..."

6. Geology Applied to Mining: A Concise Summary of the Chief Geological by Josiah Edward Spurr (1904)
"In general, the more silicious a molten rock is, the more water does it contain. The relative order in which the different minerals crystallize in granite, ..."

7. Geology Applied to Mining by Josiah Edward Spurr (1907)
"In general, the more silicious a molten rock is, the more water does it contain. The relative order in which the different minerals crystallize in granite, ..."

8. Report of the Annual Meeting (1885)
"Many of the lakes of îs ova Scotia contain large deposits abounding in these remains which consist of the silicious skeletons of upwards of sixty species of ..."

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