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Meaning of SILICON

Pronunciation:  'silukun

 
Matching Terms:  silico-, silicofluoric, silicofluoride, silicoidea, silicon bronze, silicon carbide, silicon chip, silicon dioxide, silicon graphics, inc., silicon oxide, silicon valley, silicone, silicone polymer, silicone resin, silicone rubber, silicosis, silicotungstic

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 Definition: 

1. The material used as the base (or "substrate") for most integrated circuits.

2. hardware, especially integrated circuits or microprocessor-based computer systems (compare iron).

Contrast: software. See also sandbender.

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