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adjective, Chemistry.
containing silicon.
of or relating to silica or acids derived from it.
of, concerned with, or containing silicon or an acid obtained from silicon


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  • Silicide

    noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound of two elements, one of which is silicon. noun 1. any one of a class of binary compounds formed between silicon and certain metals

  • Siliciferous

    [sil-uh-sif-er-uh s] /ˌsɪl əˈsɪf ər əs/ adjective 1. containing, combined with, or producing silica. siliciferous /ˌsɪlɪˈsɪfərəs/ adjective 1. containing or yielding silicon or silica

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