Definition of Sodium silicate

1. Noun. A viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution; used as a cement or as a protective coating and to preserve eggs.

Exact synonyms: Soluble Glass, Water Glass
Generic synonyms: Glass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sodium Silicate

sodium polystyrene sulfonate
sodium propionate
sodium psylliate
sodium pteroylglutamate
sodium pump
sodium pyroborate
sodium pyrophosphate
sodium pyrosulfite
sodium radioisotopes
sodium rhodanate
sodium ricinoleate
sodium salicylate
sodium selenite
sodium silicate (current term)
sodium silicofluoride
sodium soap
sodium sorbate
sodium stearate
sodium sulfate
sodium sulfite
sodium sulfocarbolate
sodium sulfocyanate
sodium sulforicinate
sodium sulphate
sodium sulphite
sodium tartrate
sodium taurocholate
sodium tetraborate

Literary usage of Sodium silicate

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"The following pharmacotherapeutic indications are brought out: It is logical and of great value to use sodium silicate in acid poisoning. ..."

2. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"Cultures containing ten drops of sodium silicate were very difficult to produce and consequently the majority of the experiments were carried on with jars ..."

3. Analytical Chemistry by Frederick Pearson Treadwell (1921)
"It is not at all necessary, therefore, to get all the silicic acid in the form of sodium silicate or of lead silicate, by fusing with sodium carbonate or ..."

4. A Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeutics: With Special by John Vietch Shoemaker (1906)
"Solution of sodium silicate, or Soluble Glass. For external use. ... Window-glass is a mixture of potassium or sodium silicate with calcium silicate, ..."

5. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1898)
"Kohlrausch found that a dilute solution of sodium silicate conduits electricity better than that of any other salt of equivalent concentration, ..."

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