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si

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noun Music.

the syllable used for the seventh tone of a scale and sometimes for the tone B.

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Nearby words

shyly, shymkent, shypoo, shyster, shīn, si, si derived unit, si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice, si unit, si-ma qian, siabon

Origin of si

First recorded in 1720–30; see origin at gamut

Definition for si (2 of 4)

Si


Symbol, Chemistry.

Definition for si (3 of 4)

Definition for si (4 of 4)

S.I.


Sandwich Islands.
Staten Island.
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Examples from the Web for si

British Dictionary definitions for si (1 of 5)

si

1
/ (siː) /

noun

music a variant of te

British Dictionary definitions for si (2 of 5)

si

2

the internet domain name for

Slovenia

British Dictionary definitions for si (3 of 5)

Si

1

Si Kiang

/ (ʃiː) /

noun

a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the Xi

British Dictionary definitions for si (4 of 5)

Si

2

the chemical symbol for

silicon

British Dictionary definitions for si (5 of 5)

SI


symbol for

Système International (d'Unités)See SI unit

abbreviation for

NZ South Island
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Word Origin and History for si

si


"yes" in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese; from Latin sic "so" (see sic).

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Medicine definitions for si (1 of 2)

Si


The symbol for the elementsilicon

Medicine definitions for si (2 of 2)

SI


abbr.

Système International (d'Unités) (International System of Units)
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Science definitions for si (1 of 2)

Si


The symbol for silicon.

Science definitions for si (2 of 2)

silicon

[ sĭlĭ-kŏn′ ]

Si

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.
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