Sentence Examples


  • Hartley has employed it with great success, and in cyanite (a silicate of aluminium) has found a material which is infusible at the temperature of this flame, and is therefore suitable to hold the substance which it is desired to examine.
  • Cylinders, tanks and independent boilers should be encased in a non-conducting material such as silicate cotton, thick felt or asbestos composition.
  • Calcium silicate is also present in the minerals: olivine, pyroxenes, amphiboles, epidote, felspars, zeolites, scapolites (qq.v.).
  • Aluminium silicate is the chemical body of which all clays are nominally composed.
  • It has been suggested that ultramarine is a compound of a sodium aluminium silicate and sodium sulphide.