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silicium

[ suh-lish-ee-uh m, suh-lis- ]
/ səˈlɪʃ i əm, səˈlɪs- /
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noun (formerly)

silicon.

Nearby words

silicide, siliciferous, silicified wood, silicify, silicious, silicium, silicle, silicon, silicon alley, silicon carbide, silicon chip

Origin of silicium

From New Latin, dating back to 1800–10; see origin at silica, -ium
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British Dictionary definitions for silicium

silicium

/ (sɪˈlɪsɪəm) /

noun

a rare name for silicon
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