silicon
Pronunciation
  • enPR: sĭl'ĭkən, IPA: /ˈsɪlɪkən/; enPR: sĭl'ĭkŏn, IPA: /ˈsɪləkɑn/
Noun

silicon (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, uncountable) A nonmetallic element (symbol Si) with an atomic number of 14 and atomic weight of 28.0855.
    Synonyms: silicium, silicum
  2. (chemistry, countable) A single atom of this element.
Related terms

Translations Noun

silicon (uncountable)

  1. (slang) computing
  2. (slang) computer processor
  3. Abbreviation of silicon chip#English|silicon chip.



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