noun, Chemistry.
Also called silicon tetrahydride. a gas with an unpleasant odor, SiH 4 , soluble in water: used as a doping agent for semiconductors in the production of solid-state devices.
any of a class of silicon hydrides analogous to the alkanes.

silane sil·ane (sĭl’ān’)
Any of a group of highly reactive hydrocarbons containing tetravalent silicon instead of carbon.


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