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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of a large class of compounds that have alternate silicon and oxygen atoms.

Usage examples (15)
  • Cyclomethicone and ingredients ending in "siloxane": Used in cosmetics to soften, smooth and moisten, these compounds can irritate the skin, eyes and lungs.
  • The Institute carried out alternatives assessments on one product based on n-propyl bromide (nPB), a product based on a volatile methyl siloxane (VMS), and two...
  • More particularly, the silane - or siloxane-based chromophore is
  • Spending was mainly on production plants for polysilicon, siloxane and dispersible polymer powders. for more
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