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  1. silexnoun

    a pure form of finely ground silica

  2. Silexnoun

    a vacuum coffee maker


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  2. silexnoun

    A finely ground relatively pure form of silicas used as a paint filler etc.

  3. Etymology: From silex.


  1. Silex

    Separation of isotopes by laser excitation (SILEX) is a process for isotope separation that is being investigated to produce enriched uranium on an industrial scale using lasers. It was developed in the 1990s and is a variant of molecular laser isotope separation (MLIS). For uranium, it uses a cold molecular beam with UF6 in a carrier gas, in which the 235UF6 is selectively excited by an infrared laser near 16 µm. But in contrast to earlier MLIS techniques developed since the 1970s, it does not dissociate the molecule.


  1. silex

    Silex is a type of hard, fine-grained silica-rich rock or flint often used historically for making tools or sparking fires. It can also refer to a variety of quartz, typically almost transparent or translucent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Silexnoun

    silica, SiO2 as found in nature, constituting quarz, and most sands and sandstones. See Silica, and Silicic

  2. Etymology: [L., a finit, a pebblestone.]


  1. Silex

    Silex is a village in Lincoln County, Missouri, United States. The population was 187 at the 2010 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Silex

    sī′leks, n. silica, as found in nature, occurring as flint, quartz, rock-crystal, &c. [L. silex, silicis, flint.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Silex in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Silex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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