Definition of Ekasilicon

1. n. The name of a hypothetical element predicted and afterwards discovered and named germanium; -- so called because it was a missing analogue of the silicon group. See Germanium, and cf. Ekabor.



Definition of Ekasilicon

1. Noun. (chemistry element obsolete) The name given by Dmitri Mendeleev to the predicted element lying below silicon in the periodic table — later named (term germanium). ¹

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Medical Definition of Ekasilicon

1. The name of a hypothetical element predicted and afterwards discovered and named germanium; so called because it was a missing analogue of the silicon group. See Germanium, and cf. Ekkabor. Origin: Skr. Ka one + E. Silicon. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ekasilicon

eka-silicon
eka-tantalum
eka-thallium
eka-tungsten
eka-wolfram
ekaaluminium
ekaaluminum
ekaboron
ekalead
ekaluminium
ekamanganese
ekamercury
ekanite
ekanites
ekaplatinum
ekasilicon (current term)
ekaterinite
ekatite
ekcetera
eke
eke out
ekebergite
eked
eked out
ekes
ekes out
ekiden
eking
eking out
ekiri

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