- the syllable used for the seventh tone of a scale and sometimes for the tone B.
Origin of si
- Sandwich Islands.
- Staten Island.
Examples from the Web for si
Except for nine of them are musical words: do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti—and si—are musical.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble
October 11, 2014
Michael Sam has one big advantage over the aging NFL execs who whined to SI.Michael Sam Is Not a ‘Distraction’
February 12, 2014
It was the only SI story Shrake ever wrote that the magazine would not print and Laguerre was embarrassed.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas
February 2, 2014
With her characteristic fierce energy, Clinton poured herself into the fight, chanting “Si, se puede” at rally after rally.How Ted Cruz Can Win in 2016
October 25, 2013
The SI veteran married singer John Legend in a ceremony in Italy.Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Chrissy Teigen Weds John Legend
September 15, 2013
Si sed: "Yas; counted 'em on the wagon, counted 'em off agin, and counted 'em when I made 'em."Uncles Josh's Punkin Centre Stories
Si monumentum requiris, circumspice; it points us back to London.Howards End
E. M. Forster
"Si———" began Csar, but the protest foundered in his dry throat.The Manxman
Si señor, a good padrone are you, and water it will be found for you.The Treasure Trail
Marah Ellis Ryan
"You kin go, sir, and report to them people that it won't be did," answered Si firmly.Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6)
- music a variant of te
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the Xi
- Système International (d'Unités)See SI unit
- NZ South Island
Word Origin and History for si
"yes" in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese; from Latin sic "so" (see sic).
- The symbol for the elementsilicon
- Système International (d'Unités) (International System of Units)
- The symbol for silicon.
- A metalloid element that occurs in both gray crystalline and brown noncrystalline forms. It is the second most abundant element in the Earth's crust and can be found only in silica and silicates. Silicon is used in glass, semiconductors, concrete, and ceramics. Atomic number 14; atomic weight 28.086; melting point 1,410°C; boiling point 2,355°C; specific gravity 2.33; valence 4. See Periodic Table.