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silicone

noun [U]     /ˈsɪl.ɪ.kəʊn/ US  /-koʊn/
any of a number of compounds of silicon that are used in making artificial rubber, paint, polish, varnish, etc.Specific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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