alkoxysilane

noun
alk·oxy·si·lane | \ ¦al-ˌkäk-sē-¦si-ˌlān , -¦sī- \
plural alkoxysilanes

Definition of alkoxysilane 

: a silane compound with an alkoxy radical sometimes used as a sealant on concrete structures Much work on sol-gel chemistry involves alkoxysilanes, a class of materials that conservators since the 1920s have tried to use to strengthen and repair stone. —Corinna Wu, Science News, 25 Jan. 1997

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First Known Use of alkoxysilane

1977, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alkoxysilane

alkoxy + silane

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