monosilane

noun mono·silane \"+\

Definition of monosilane

  1. :  a colorless gas SiH4 that is spontaneously flammable in air, is liquefiable only at a low temperature, and is formed by the action of hydrochloric acid on magnesium silicide

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Origin and Etymology of monosilane

mon- + silane


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