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silica

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈsɪl.ɪ.kə/
a mineral that exists in various forms, including sand, quartz , and flint , used to make glass and cement
Translations of “silica”
in Chinese (Traditional) 矽石,二氧化矽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 硅石,二氧化硅…
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