Definition of Silicon oxide

1. Noun. A white or colorless vitreous insoluble solid (SiO2); various forms occur widely in the earth's crust as quartz or cristobalite or tridymite or lechatelierite.

Exact synonyms: Silica, Silicon Dioxide
Substance meronyms: Cristobalite, Quartz, Crystal, Lechatelierite, Quartz, Quartz Glass, Vitreous Silica, Tridymite
Specialized synonyms: Chert, Flint, Silex
Generic synonyms: Oxide
Derivative terms: Siliceous, Silicious

Definition of Silicon oxide

1. Noun. (inorganic compound) Silicon dioxide, silica. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silicon Oxide

silicon bronze
silicon burning
silicon carbide
silicon carbides
silicon chip
silicon chips
silicon compounds
silicon dioxide
silicon ester
silicon germanide
silicon germanium
silicon hydride
silicon iron
silicon monoxide
silicon nitride
silicon oxide (current term)
silicon photonics
silicon planet
silicon planets
silicon rubber
silicon steel
silicon tetrachloride
silicon tetrafluoride
silicon wafer
silicon wafers
silicone elastomers
silicone implant
silicone oils
silicone polymer

Literary usage of Silicon oxide

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1. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"(ОН)2, on being fused yields diphenyl silicon oxide, (CoH--. ... O—Si—О (C«H5)2 Diphenyl silicon oxide is the first substance (as far as the author knows) ..."

2. Technic and scope of cast gold and porcelain inlays with a chapter on by Herman E. S. Chayes (1918)
"Kaolin or silicon of aluminum, consists of an aluminum oxide, silicon oxide and water, sometimes spoken of as disintegrated feldspar. ..."

3. A Text-book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-loving Public by Frank Bertram Wade (1918)
"Thus there are many different . silicates because, in the earth, many different metallic oxides have combined with silicon oxide. Also in many cases two or ..."

4. Geological Studies: Or, Elements of Geology by Alexander Winchell (1886)
"Thus iron and oxygen form iron oxide, or oxide of iron. Silicon and oxygen form silicon oxide ; aluminum and oxygen, aluminum oxide. ..."

5. Elementary Chemistry by Robert Hart Bradbury (1903)
"This smoke is silicon oxide, Si02; the burning of the gas is described by ... silicon oxide, SiO,—also called silica—results when silicon is burned in the ..."

6. Non-technical Chats on Iron and Steel: An Their Application to Modern Industry by La Verne Ward Spring (1917)
"That which remains after burning is silicon oxide, which is a perfectly white, ... (Ordinary sand is silicon oxide usually slightly colored with iron. ..."

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