monosilane

noun
mono·​silane | \ "+ \

Definition of monosilane

: 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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mon- + silane

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“Monosilane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monosilane. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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