Meaning of SILICON in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈsɪlɪkən ]

n. Chem. a non-metallic element occurring widely in silica and silicates, and used in the manufacture of glass. °Symb.: Si. øsilicon chip a silicon microchip. silicon carbide = CARBORUNDUM. Silicon Valley an area with a high concentration of electronics industries. [L silex -icis flint (after carbon, boron), alt. of earlier silicium]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.