sodium fluosilicate


sodium fluosilicate
sodium fluosilicate n a crystalline salt Na2SiF6 used as an insecticide called also sodium silicofluoride

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s. silicofluoride.

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  • sodium silicofluoride — n SODIUM FLUOSILICATE * * * a compound added to water to produce 0.7 to 1 part per million of fluorine, to prevent dental caries, and also used in insecticides. Called also s. fluosilicate …   Medical dictionary

  • fluosilicate — fluo·sil·i·cate .flü ə sil ə .kāt, sil i kət n a salt of fluosilicic acid called also silicofluoride see SODIUM FLUOSILICATE …   Medical dictionary

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  • silicofluoride — A compound of silicon and fluorine with another element. * * * sil·i·co·flu·o·ride .sil i kō flu̇( ə)r .īd n FLUOSILICATE see SODIUM FLUOSILICATE * * * sil·i …   Medical dictionary

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  • malladrite — məˈläˌdrīt, ˈmaləˌd noun ( s) Etymology: Italian, from Alessandro Malladra died 1944 Italian geologist + Italian ite : a sodium fluosilicate Na2SiF6 occurring in minute hexagonal crystals in fumaroles in the crater of Vesuvius near Naples in… …   Useful english dictionary

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