Borosilicate meaning

bôr'ō-sĭl'ĭ-kĭt, -kāt'
A salt that is derived from both boric acid and silicic acid and occurs naturally in dumortierite.
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Any of several salts derived from both boric acid and silicic acid and found in certain minerals, such as tourmaline.
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A type of glass made of about 5% boric oxide that can withstand high temperatures.
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(inorganic chemistry) Any of various minerals whose structure is formally that of a dual salt of boric and silicic acids.
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