Silicon Fen etymology

English word Silicon Fen comes from English fen, English silicon

Detailed word origin of Silicon Fen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fen English (eng) A type of wetland fed by ground water and runoff, containing peat below the waterline.
silicon English (eng) (chemistry, countable) A single atom of this element.. (chemistry, uncountable) A nonmetallic element (symbol Si) with an atomic number of 14 and atomic weight of 28.0855.
Silicon Fen English (eng) The area of high-tech businesses around Cambridge, England.

Words with the same origin as Silicon Fen

Descendants of silicon
Cwm Silicon Silicon Alley Silicon Forest Silicon Glen Silicon Hills Silicon Prairie Silicon Savannah Silicon Sentier Silicon Valley Silicon Wadi Silicone Valley silico- silico-aluminate silico-borocalcite silico-fluate silico-magnesian silico-skeletal silicobenzoic silicoborate silicoflagellate silicomanganese silicomolybdic acid