Definition of Silicide

1. Noun. Any of various compounds of silicon with a more electropositive element or radical.

Generic synonyms: Chemical Compound, Compound



Definition of Silicide

1. n. A binary compound of silicon, or one regarded as binary.

Definition of Silicide

1. Noun. (inorganic chemistry) Any compound of silicon with a more electropositive element ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Silicide

1. a silicon compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Silicide

1. A binary compound of silicon, or one regarded as binary. Hydrogen silicide, a colourless, spontaneously inflammable gas, SiH4, produced artifically from silicon, and analogous to methane. Synonym: silico-methane, silicon hydride, and formerly siliciureted hydrogen. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silicide

silicatein
silicates
silicatian
silicatosis
silicea
silicene
silicenes
siliceous
silici-
silician
silicic
silicic acid
silicic acids
silicic anhydride
silicicalcareous
silicide (current term)
silicides
siliciferous
silicification
silicifications
silicified
silicifies
silicify
silicifying
silicioidea
silicious
silicisation
silicisponge
silicisponges
silicispongiae

Literary usage of Silicide

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1. The Electric Furnace by Henri Moissan (1904)
"Hydrofluoric acid in aqueous solution attacks iron silicide, and the action is very energetic. This result does not accord with the work of Hahn, ..."

2. Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science (1867)
"Wohler's silicide of calcium, heated to a red white In at in a current of nitrogen, increased 5'2 p<T cent, in weight; but the surface only of the silicide ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1864)
"On breaking the crucible after it has cooled, the silicide of calcium ought to be ... silicide of calcium has a leaden-grey metallic lustre and a scaly ..."

4. Victor Von Richter's Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1901)
"Hydrogen silicide, SiH4, the analogue of CHt, is produced like arsine and ... Pure hydrogen silicide condenses to a liquid at —1° and a pressure of 100 ..."

5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1844)
"UNSTRATIFIED CRYSTALLINE silicide ROCKS. "We have still to speak of the unstratified crystalline silicide rocks. The prevailing erroneous ideas regarding ..."

6. A Laboratory Manual of Inorganic Chemistry by John Bernard Ekeley, Arnold Frederick Holleman (1912)
"HYDROGEN silicide 11191 Experiment 146. Preparation of Hydrogen silicide. Mix 6 g. magnesium powder and 10 g. powdered quartz. Heat the mixture in an iron ..."

7. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1903)
"They constitute the silicide ... Among these four silicides of chromium two have been described already ; the silicide ... The silicide of chromium is ..."

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