a colorless, fuming liquid, SiCl4, used chiefly for making smoke screens and various derivatives of silicon.
What’s Happening With The Word “Unicorn”?What do Scotland, Silicon Valley, LGBTQ pride, and Jesus Christ all have in common? Unicorns. Yes, unicorns.
- silicon chip,
- silicon dioxide,
- silicon fen,
- silicon glen,
- silicon rectifier,
- silicon tetrafluoride,
- silicon tetrahydride,
- silicon valley,
- silicon-controlled rectifier,
Origin of silicon tetrachloride
First recorded in 1865–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019