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silicide

noun sil·i·cide \ˈsi-lə-ˌsīd\

Definition of SILICIDE

:  a binary compound of silicon with a more electropositive element or group
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Origin of SILICIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary silicon + -ide
First Known Use: circa 1868

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