silicyne etymology

English word silicyne comes from English silicon, English carbyne

Detailed word origin of silicyne

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.
carbyne English (eng) Linear acetylenic carbon, a form of the linear carbon allotrope consisting of the form with alternating single and triple bonded carbons [ ...–C≡C–C≡C–... ]. The linear carbon allotrope; composed of alternating (1) triple and single bonds [ ...–C≡C–C≡C–... ] or (2) double bonds [ ...=C=C=C=... ]. The trivalent radical R-C⋮ or any of its hydrocarbyl derivatives.
silicyne English (eng) An allotrope of silicon, consisting of a long chain of silicon atoms linked together with either (1) disilene units [ ...=Si=Si=Si=...] or (2) disilyne units [ ...–Si≡Si–Si≡Si–... ].

Words with the same origin as silicyne

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