silicon germanium etymology

English word silicon germanium comes from English silicon

Detailed word origin of silicon germanium

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.
silicon germanium English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) An alloy of silicon and germanium used as a semiconductor.

Words with the same origin as silicon germanium

Descendants of silicon
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