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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sil·i·con /ˈsɪlɪkən, ˈsɪləˌkɑn/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sil·i·con /ˈsɪlɪkən, ˈsɪləˌkɑn/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 金屬-氮化物-氧化物-硅 MNOS

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 金屬-鋁-氧化物-硅(結構) MAOS

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sil·i·con n.  Chem. A nonmetalic element analogous to carbon. It always occurs combined in nature, and is artificially obtained in the free state, usually as a dark brown amorphous powder, or as a dark crystalline substance with a meetallic luster. Its oxide is silica, or common quartz, and in this form, or as silicates, it is, next to oxygen, the most abundant element of the earth's crust. Silicon is characteristically the element of the mineral kingdom, as carbon is of the organic world. Symbol Si. Atomic weight 28. Called also silicium.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the
          most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in
          clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used
          as a semiconductor in transistors [syn: Si, atomic
          number 14]

From: Elements database 20001107

 Symbol: Si
 Atomic number: 14
 Atomic weight: 28.086
 Metalloid element belonging to group 14 of the periodic table. It is the
 second most abundant element in the Earth's crust, making up 25.7% of it
 by weight. Chemically less reactive than carbon. First identified by
 Lavoisier in 1787 and first isolated in 1823 by Berzelius.