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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tetravalent nonmetallic element.

Usage examples (32)
  • The name silicon comes from the Latin word silicis which means flint.
  • Where the silicon junctions come to the surface of the silicon is a very sensitive area, which we used to expose and had to work awfully hard to keep clean.
  • Unique quantum effect found in silicon nanocrystals
  • Chip-based RFID tags contain silicon chips and antennas. for more
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