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siloxane

noun si·lox·ane \sə-ˈläk-ˌsān, sī-\

Definition of SILOXANE

:  any of various compounds containing alternate silicon and oxygen atoms in either a linear or cyclic arrangement usually with one or two organic groups attached to each silicon atom
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Origin of SILOXANE

silicon + oxygen + methane
First Known Use: 1917

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