an area of Cambridgeshire, esp around the city of Cambridge, in which industries associated with information technology are concentrated
- Silicon glen
noun 1. a collective term for the industries in Scotland associated with information technology, esp those concentrated in the central conurbation between Glasgow and Edinburgh
adjective 1. (of a material) having silicone added. 2. Metallurgy. (of iron or steel) having silicon added.
- Silicon rectifier
noun 1. (electronics) a rectifier consisting of a semiconductor diode using crystalline silicon
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, fuming liquid, SiCl 4 , used chiefly for making smoke screens and various derivatives of silicon.