tetrasilicate etymology

English word tetrasilicate comes from English silicate, English tetra- (Four.)

Detailed word origin of tetrasilicate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
silicate English (eng) (chemistry) Any salt of silica or of one of the silicic acids; any mineral composed of silicates.
tetra- English (eng) Four.
tetrasilicate English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any compound containing four silicate anions.

Words with the same origin as tetrasilicate

Descendants of silicate
ferrosilite pentasil silicatian silicatization uranosilite zinalsite
Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabarbital tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromacy tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetraene tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetraparalogous tetrapartite tetraphobia tetraquark tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide