\sˈɛla͡ɪt fˈa͡ɪvhˈʌndɹədən sˈɪksti], \sˈɛlaɪt fˈaɪvhˈʌndɹədən sˈɪksti], \s_ˈɛ_l_aɪ_t f_ˈaɪ_v_h_ˈʌ_n_d_ɹ_ə_d_ə_n s_ˈɪ_k_s_t_i]\
Definitions of CELITE 560
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A form of SILICON DIOXIDE composed of skeletons of prehistoric aquatic plants which is used for its ABSORPTION quality, taking up 1.5-4 times its weight in water. The microscopic sharp edges are useful for insect control but can also be an inhalation hazard. It has been used in baked goods and animal feed. Kieselguhr is German for flint + earthy sediment.
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