Definition of Silica gel

1. Noun. A porous form of silica that is highly absorbent.

Generic synonyms: Colloid



Definition of Silica gel

1. Noun. (chemistry) a granular, porous form of silica made synthetically from sodium silicate and used as a desiccant. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silica Gel

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silhydrite
silibinin
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silica
silica dust
silica gel (current term)
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Literary usage of Silica gel

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"A test for this hypothesis was suggested by the recent work of Leermakers, et a/.,6 on the effect of silica gel adsorption on the uv spectra of organic ..."

2. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"Adjust the water content (Wc) of the silica gel to 5% as follows: Wc = Sx(5-Wp)/95. ... Before use, determine the water content of the adjusted silica gel, ..."

3. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Dry 100 g of silica gel (45/60 mesh) at 90 °C for 2 hours. 2. ... Add the dried silica gel to the mercuric cyanide solution and let set for 15 minutes with ..."

4. Proceedings of the Workshop on Long-lived Radionuclide Chemistry in Nuclear by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (1998)
"silica gel is a selective sorbent and allows separation of AnO;+ from AnO; [20,23]. As shown in Figure 1, in synthetic seawater the percent adsorption of ..."

5. Laboratory Manual of Colloid Chemistry by Harry Nicholls Holmes (1922)
"Properties of silica gel Chemically, silica gel is a hydrated form of pure silica and is accordingly extremely resistant to most reagents. ..."

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