plural -s
: a gas SiH3Cl derived from monosilane

called also monochlorosilane

: a chlorine derivative of a silane
especially : a derivative [as dimethyl-dichloro-silane (CH3)2SiCl2] of an organic silane used in making silicones

called also organochlorosilane

Word History


chlor- + silane

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“Chlorosilane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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