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Siliceous  adj.  (Written also silisious)  Of or pertaining to silica; containing silica, or partaking of its nature.

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"Siliceous" Quotes from Famous Books

... Naturalist's Voyage, ch. iii. for an account of those vitrified siliceous tubes which are formed by lightning entering loose sand. During a thunderstorm which passed over Galle, on the 16th May, 1854, the fortifications were shaken by lightning, and an extraordinary cavity was opened behind the retaining ...
— Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and • James Emerson Tennent

Words linked to "Siliceous" :   silicious, silica

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