<chemistry> Composed of, or derived from, silicon and fluorine. Fluosilicic acid, a double fluoride of hydrogen and silicon, H2F6Si, obtained in solution in water as a sour fuming liquid, and regarded as the type of the fluosilicates.

Synonyms: silicofluoric acid, and hydrofluosilicic acid.

Origin: Fluo- + silicic: cf. F. Fluosilicique.

(01 Mar 1998)

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