sila-explosive etymology

English word sila-explosive comes from English silicon, English explosive

Detailed word origin of sila-explosive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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. (slang) computer processor. (slang) computing.
explosive English (eng) (slang) Easily driven to anger, usually with reference to a person.. Having the character of an explosion.. With the capability to, or likely to, explode. Any explosive substance.
sila-explosive English (eng) (chemistry) Any of several highly unstable explosives that are the silicon analogues of existing carbon ones.

Words with the same origin as sila-explosive

Descendants of silicon
Silicon Valley aluminio-silicate barysilite bisilicate borosilicate disilicate disiloxane hexasiloxane in silico metasilicate natrosilite oligosiloxane pentasiloxane polysiloxane silicate silician silicide silicyne siloxane silsesquioxane sima tetrasilicate titan-osilicate trisiloxane
Descendants of explosive
Torpex plosive plosiveness