Complete Definition of "silicon"

English
elements|Si|aluminium|Al|phosphorus|P
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Etymology
From the stem of L. silex ‘silica’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/'sIlIkən/

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. chemistry A nonmetallic element (symbol Si) with an atomic number of 14 and atomic weight of 28.0855.

Usage notes

  1. Do not confuse silicon with silicone.

Synonyms
silicium (obsolete), silicum (obsolete)

Derived terms
top2
Cwm Silicon
ekasilicon
ferrosilicon
float-zone silicon
lithium-drifted silicon detector
silico-
silicon-28
silicon-29
silicon-30
silicon alkoxide
Silicon Alley
silicon-based
silicon carbide
silicon chip
silicon controlled rectifier
silicon dioxide
silicon ester
Silicon Fen
Silicon Forest
mid2
silicon germanide
silicon germanium
Silicon Glen
Silicon Hills
silicon hydride
silicon iron
siliconise, siliconize
silicon oxide
silicon photonics
Silicon Prairie
Silicon Sentier
silicon steel
silicon tetrachloride
silicon tetrafluoride
Silicon Valley
Silicon Wadi
silicon wafer
strained silicon

Related terms
top2
silane
silex
silica
silicate
silice
siliceous, silicious
silici-
silicic
mid2
siliciferous
silicified
silicify
silicisation, silicization
silico-
silicone
silicosis
silicotic

Translations

Afrikaans: silikon
Albanian: silicium#Albanian|silicium
Arabic: ARchar|سيلكون (silikó:n)
Armenian: սիլիցիում (silits‘ium)
Basque: silizioa
Belarusian: крэмнiй (krémnij) m
Bosnian: silicij
Breton: silisiom, silikiom m
Bulgarian: силиций (silítsij) m
Catalan: silici
Chinese: 矽, 硅 (guī)
Cornish: sylycon
Croatian: silicij
Czech: křemík
Danish: silicium#Danish|silicium
Dutch: silicium#Dutch|silicium n
Esperanto: silicio#Esperanto|silicio
Estonian: räni
Faroese: silicium#Faroese|silicium
Finnish: pii
French: silicium#French|silicium m
Frisian: silisium
Friulian: silici
Galician: silicio
Georgian: სილიციუმი (silits‘iumi)
German: Silizium n
Greek, Modern: πυρίτιο (pyrítio) n
Hebrew: צורן (tsoran)
Hungarian: szilícium
Icelandic: kísill
Interlingua: silicium#Interlingua|silicium
Irish: sileacón
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Italian: silicio#Italian|silicio m
Japanese: ケイ素 (keiso)
Kashmiri: krzém
Kazakh: кремний (kremnij)
Korean: 규소 (硅素, 珪素, gyuso), 실리콘 (sillikon)
Latin: silicium#Latin|silicium
Latvian: silīcijs
Lithuanian: silicis
Luxembourgish: silizium
Macedonian: силициум (silitsium)
Malay: silikon
Maltese: silikon
Manx: shillagon
Mongolian: цахиур (tsakhiur)
Norwegian: silisium
Polish: krzem m
Portuguese: silício m
Romanian: siliciu n
Russian: кремний (krémnij) m, силиций (silítsij) m
Scottish Gaelic: sileacon
Serbian: силициjум (silicijum) m
Slovak: kremík m
Slovenian: silicij
Spanish: silicio#Spanish|silicio m
Swedish: kisel
Tajik: silitziy
Tamil: சிலிக்கன் (cilikkan)
Thai: THchar|ซิลิคอน (silikhon)
Turkish: silisyum
Ukrainian: кремнiй (krémnij) m
Uzbek: кремний (kremniy)
Vietnamese: silic
Welsh: sílicon

See also
agate
amethyst
asbestos
clay
feldspar
flint
glass
granite
hornblende
jasper
mica
opal
quartz
rock crystal
sand

External links
For etymology and more information refer to:
http://elements.vanderkrogt.net/elem/be.html
(A lot of the translations were taken from that site with permission from the author)

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Revision and Credits for"silicon"
  • 2007-10-22 13:17 - AutoFormat - trans link [[Basque]], trans link [[Macedonian]], trans link [[Tamil]], trans unlink Belarusian, trans unlink Faroese, trans unlink Georgian, trans unlink Kazakh, trans unlink Maltese, trans unlink Uzbek

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