Definition of Atomic number 14
1. Noun. A tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors.
Generic synonyms: Chemical Element, Element, Semiconducting Material, Semiconductor
Substance meronyms: Quartz, Clay, Feldspar, Felspar, Granite, Sand, Silicone, Silicone Polymer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Atomic Number 14
Literary usage of Atomic number 14
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Solar Collector Manufacturing Activity (1993) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... element with atomic number 14 and valence of 4. It occurs extensively in earth's crust as silica (5Ю,) and silicates ..."