siloxane etymology

English word siloxane comes from English silicon, English quinone, English alkane

Detailed word origin of siloxane

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.
quinone English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a class of aromatic compounds having two carbonyl functional groups in the same six-membered ring.
alkane English (eng) (organic compound) Any of saturated hydrocarbons including methane, ethane and compounds with long carbon chain known as paraffins etc., having a chemical formula of the form CnH2n+2.
siloxane English (eng) (organic chemistry) any of a class of compound having a short repeating unit of silicon and oxygen atoms (either in a chain or a ring) with organic side chains.

Words with the same origin as siloxane

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 silicyne silsesquioxane sima tetrasilicate titan-osilicate trisiloxane
Descendants of quinone
anthraquinonoid phlorone quinoid quinoidization quinonimine quinonoid quinonoxime quinoxyl quinoyl semiquinonic
Descendants of alkane
alkanium alkanofer alkanol tetrasiloxane