Definition of “silicone” - English Dictionary

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“silicone” in British English

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siliconenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈsɪl.ɪ.kəʊn/ us /ˈsɪl.ə.koʊn/

any of a number of compounds of silicon that are used in making artificial rubber, paint, polish, varnish, etc.

(Definition of “silicone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“silicone” in American English

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siliconenoun [ U ]

us /ˈsɪl·əˌkoʊn/

a chemical substance that is not easily damaged by heat or water, used for making many things including oils, plastics, and artificial body parts

(Definition of “silicone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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