: a binary compound of silicon with a more electropositive element or group
Examples of silicide in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebIran would irradiate uranium silicide pellets in the reactor to produce medical isotopes, primarily molybdenum-99.
Richard Stone, Science | AAAS, 15 July 2021 With a thermal conductivity higher than traditional fuel made from uranium oxide, uranium silicide is deemed more efficient and safer.
Richard Stone, Science | AAAS, 15 July 2021
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