<chemistry> Designating an acid derived from silicic acid by the removal of water; of or pertaining to such an acid.

The salts of metasilicic acid are often called bisilicates, in mineralogy, as Wollastonite (CaSiO3).

<chemistry> Metasilicic acid, a gelatinous substance, or white amorphous powder, analogous to carbonic acid, and forming many stable salts.

Origin: Pref. Meta- + silicic.

(01 Mar 1998)

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