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Chemical element
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Etymology

From the stem of [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] silex ‘silica’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'sIlIkən/

Noun

Singular
silicon

Plural
-

silicon (-)
  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.

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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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