silicon tetrachloride

noun

: a colorless fuming corrosive liquid SiCl4 made usually by heating silicon or silicon carbide with chlorine and used chiefly for smoke screens and in making chlorosilanes, silicones, and other organic derivatives of silicon

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“Silicon tetrachloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silicon%20tetrachloride. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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