trisiloxane etymology

English word trisiloxane comes from English tri-, English siloxane

Detailed word origin of trisiloxane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
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.
trisiloxane English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any siloxane having three -Si-O- groups.

Words with the same origin as trisiloxane

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong
Descendants of siloxane
stannoxane