[suh-lish-ee-uh m, suh-lis-]
Origin of silicium
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These are the signs for the atomic weight of lead, and of silicium.The Inferno
Silicium has been discovered combined with iron to the extent of 3-1/2 per cent.
The two elements to be avoided by the founder are silicium and sulphur.
These zoophytes extract from the sea water the lime and silicium which are found there in the state of soluble salts.The Ocean World:
Avoid sand crucibles, as silicium may be reduced and absorbed by the aluminum, inducing brittleness.
- a rare name for silicon
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