Definition of Siloxane

1. Noun. Any of a large class of compounds that have alternate silicon and oxygen atoms.

Generic synonyms: Chemical Compound, Compound
Specialized synonyms: Silicone, Silicone Polymer



Definition of Siloxane

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) any of a class of compound having a short repeating unit of silicon and oxygen atoms (either in a chain or a ring) with organic side chains ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Siloxane

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siloxane

sillyness
silo
silo-filler's disease
silo-filler's lung
siloed
silogime
siloing
silole
siloles
silolike
silos
silour
silours
silovik
siloviks
siloxane (current term)
siloxanes
siloxene
siloxenes
siloxy
silphia
silphion
silphions
silphium
silphiums
silsesquioxane
silsesquioxanes
silt
silt up
siltation

Literary usage of Siloxane

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1. NEA Sorption Project Phase II: Interpretation and Prediction of Radionuclide by James A. Davis (2005)
"3.4.4 Approaches to ion exchange modelling Nearly all approaches (11 out of 12) used surface complexation at clay edges and ion exchange at the siloxane ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations 21 Food and Drugs: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as by U.s. Gpo (2005)
"(xxviii) Silicones and their curing catalyst s: (a) Silicones as the basic polymer: siloxane resins originating from methyl ..."

3. Evaluation of Speciation Technology: Workshop Proceedings, Tokai-Mura by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"The (0001) mica surface is composed of unreactive siloxane rings. The most reactive mica sites are edge sites, where the siloxane ring network ends. ..."

4. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"... volatile methyl siloxane (VMS) compounds may be used to remove simple oils, grease, and sili- cone elastomers in the same way as hydrocarbon solvents. ..."

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