zeolites

We have found lemma(root) word of zeolites : zeolite.

Definitions


[ˈziːəlʌɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- any of a large group of minerals consisting of hydrated aluminosilicates of sodium, potassium, calcium, and barium. They can be readily dehydrated and rehydrated, and are used as cation exchangers and molecular sieves.


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Origin:
late 18th century: from Swedish and German zeolit, from Greek zein ‘to boil’ + -lite (from their characteristic swelling when heated in the laboratory)




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