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Isinglass

I´sin`glass
n.1.
1.A semitransparent, whitish, and very pure form of gelatin, chiefly prepared from the sounds or air bladders of various species of sturgeons (as the Acipenser huso) found in the rivers of Western Russia. It used for making jellies, as a clarifier, etc. Cheaper forms of gelatin are not unfrequently so called. Called also fish glue.
2.(Min.) A popular name for mica, especially when in thin sheets.
Noun1.isinglass - any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
Synonyms: mica
biotite, lepidolite, mica, mineral, muscovite, paragonite, phlogopite, translucent substance, transparent substance, zinnwaldite
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