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Definition of "silicium" [si•lic•i•um]

  • The non-metallic chemical element silicon. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "silicium" in a sentence
  • "The escapement is the regulating organ of the watch, and at the heart of this new creation, the constant escapement is a blade of silicium, finer than a human hair."
  • "So long before being forwarded to Tampa Town, the iron ore, molten in the great furnaces of Coldspring, and brought into contact with coal and silicium heated to a high temperature, was carburized and transformed into cast iron."
  • "While the large presence of silicium and aluminum-compounds improves the quality of slate, its quality is impaired by the presence of lime, pyrites and carbon in higher quantities."