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silicon nitride

noun

Definition of SILICON NITRIDE

:  any of several compounds of silicon and nitrogen; specifically :  a compound Si3N4 that is a hard ceramic used in high-temperature applications and in composites

First Known Use of SILICON NITRIDE

1903

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