adjective sil·i·co·thermic \¦silə̇(ˌ)kō+\

Definition of silicothermic

  1. :  of or relating to a method of producing heat and chemical reduction by oxidizing finely crushed silicon or ferrosilicon with oxygen taken from another metal (such as chromium)

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Origin and Etymology of silicothermic

silic- + thermic

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capable of being understood in two ways

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