Synonyms and Antonyms for zirconium-silicate

1. zirconium silicate (n.)

a common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent

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2. zirconium (n.)

a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon

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3. silicate (n.)

a salt or ester derived from silicic acid

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