Type: Term Synonyms: soluble glassFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=37384
- a glass for drinking waterFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=water%20glass
Wa'ter glass` (Chemistry)
See Soluble glass
, under Glass
. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/12
Water glass 1.
A clepsydra. 2.
An instrument consisting of an open box or tube with a glass bottom, used for examining objects in the water, as upon the sea bottom in shallow places. 3.
A water gauge for a steam boiler. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/12
<chemistry> See Soluble glass, under Glass. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a glass for drinking waterFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=water%20glass
• A clepsydra. • An instrument consisting of an open box or tube with a glass bottom, used for examining objects in the water, as upon the sea bottom in shallow places. • A water gauge for a steam boiler. • See Soluble glass, under Glass.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/water_glass/
crystal-like lumps that range from colourless to white or grayish white and resemble glass but can be dissolved in water to form a syrupy liquid. ... [4 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/w/13
Crystal garden grown using water glass Image credit: S. Horbury An aqueous solution of sodium silicate (Na2
) – a concentrated, syrupy alkaline – made by fusing sodium carbonate with silica. It is used to preserve eggs, as a cement, i...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/W/water_glass.html
water glass or soluble glass,colorless, transparent, glasslike substance available commercially as a powder or as a transparent, viscous solution in water. Chemically it is sodium silicate, potassium silicate, or a mixture of these. It is prepared by fusing sodium or potassium carbonate with sand or...Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0851590.html
Common name for sodium metasilicate (Na2
). It is a colourless, jellylike substance that dissolves readily in water to give a solution used for preserving eggs and fireproofing porous materials such as cloth, paper, and wood. It is also used as an adhesive for paper and cardboard and in the manufactu...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0017474.html
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