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Basilicon
Basilicon Ba*sil"i*con, n. [L. basilicon, Gr. ?, neut. of ?: cf. F. basilicon. See Basilica.] (Med.) An ointment composed of wax, pitch, resin, and olive oil, lard, or other fatty substance.
Ekasilicon
Ekasilicon Ek`a*sil"i*con, n. [Skr. [=e]ka one + E. silicon.] (Chem.) The name of a hypothetical element predicted and afterwards discovered and named germanium; -- so called because it was a missing analogue of the silicon group. See Germanium, and cf. Ekabor.
silicon hydride
Silicide Sil"i*cide, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of silicon, or one regarded as binary. [R.] Hydrogen silicide (Chem.), a colorless, spontaneously inflammable gas, SiH4, produced artifically from silicon, and analogous to methane; -- called also silico-methane, silicon hydride, and formerly siliciureted hydrogen.

Meaning of Silicon from wikipedia

- Silicon is a chemical element with the symbol Si and atomic number 14. It is a hard and brittle crystalline solid with a blue-grey metallic lustre; and...
- Silicon Valley is a region in the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California that serves as a global center for high technology...
- Silicon Valley is an American comedy television series created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on five young men who...
- Silicon dioxide, also known as silica, is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula SiO2, most commonly found in nature as quartz and in various living...
- Silicon carbide (SiC), also known as carborundum /kɑːrbəˈrʌndəm/, is a semiconductor containing silicon and carbon. It occurs in nature as the extremely...
- modules, otherwise known as solar panels. In basic terms a single junction silicon solar cell can produce a maximum open-circuit voltage of approximately...
- achievement. The most widely used transistor is the MOSFET (metal–oxide–silicon field-effect transistor), also known as the MOS transistor, which was invented...
- the City of San José, is the economic, cultural and political center of Silicon Valley, and the largest city in Northern California (both by po****tion...
- Silicon Valley is an American television sitcom created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on five young men who found...
- small flat piece (or "chip") of semiconductor material that is normally silicon. The integration of large numbers of tiny MOS transistors into a small...
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