trichlorosilane

noun
tri·​chlo·​ro·​silane | \ "+ \

Definition of trichlorosilane

: a fuming flammable mobile liquid SiHCl3 made usually by heating silicon in hydrogen chloride and used in making organosilicon compounds

called also silicochloroform

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trichlor- + silane

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“Trichlorosilane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trichlorosilane. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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