noun chlo·ro·silane

Definition of chlorosilane



  1. 1 :  a gas SiH3Cl derived from monosilane —called also monochlorosilane

  2. 2 :  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

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Origin and Etymology of chlorosilane

chlor- + silane

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to cast off or become cast off

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