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silicon

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈsɪl.ɪ.kən/ (symbol Si)
a grey chemical element that is found in rocks and sand and is used in making computers and other electronic machines
Translations of “silicon”
in Vietnamese silic…
in Spanish Silicio…
in Thai ซิลิคอน…
in Malaysian silikon…
in Chinese (Traditional) (化學元素)矽…
in Indonesian silikon…
in Russian кремний…
in Turkish silikon…
in Chinese (Simplified) (化学元素)硅…
in Polish silikon…
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