Siliciureted hydrogen. (Chem.) Hydrogen silicide. [Obs.]

(Sil"i*cle) n. [L. silicula, dim. of siliqua a pod or husk: cf. F. silicule.] (Bot.) A seed vessel resembling a silique, but about as broad as it is long. See Silique.

(Sil"i*co-) (Chem.) A combining form (also used adjectively) denoting the presence of silicon or its compounds; as, silicobenzoic, silicofluoride, etc.

(Sil`i*co*flu*or"ic) a. (Chem.) Containing, or composed of, silicon and fluorine; especially, denoting the compounds called silicofluorides.

Silicofluoric acid(Chem.), a compound of hydrofluoric acid and silicon fluoride, known only in watery solution. It is produced by the action of silicon fluoride on water, and is regarded as an acid, H2SiF6, and the type and origin of the silicofluorides.

(Sil`i*co*flu"or*ide) n. (Chem.) A fluosilicate; a salt of silicofluoric acid.

(||Sil`i*coi"de*a) n. pl. [NL. See Silex, and -oid.] (Zoöl.) An extensive order of Porifera, which includes those that have the skeleton composed mainly of siliceous fibers or spicules.

(Sil"i*con) n. [See Silica.] (Chem.) A nonmetalic element analogous to carbon. It always occurs combined in nature, and is artificially obtained in the free state, usually as a dark brown amorphous powder, or as a dark crystalline substance with a meetallic luster. Its oxide is silica, or common quartz, and in this form, or as silicates, it is, next to oxygen, the most abundant element of the earth's crust. Silicon is characteristically the element of the mineral kingdom, as carbon is of the organic world. Symbol Si. Atomic weight 28. Called also silicium.

(Sil`i*co*tung"stic) a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, any one of a series of double acids of silicon and tungsten, known in the free state, and also in their salts (called silicotungstates).

(||Si*lic"u*la) n. [L.] (Bot.) A silicle.

(Sil"i*cule) n. (Bot.) A silicle.

(Si*lic"u*lose`) a. [NL. siliculosus, fr. L. silicula: cf. F. siliculeux. See Silicle.]

1. (Bot.) Bearing silicles; pertaining to, or resembling, silicles.

2. Full of, or consisting of, husks; husky. [Obs.]

(Si*lig"i*nose`) a.[L. siligineus, fr. siligo, -inis, fine and very white wheat.] Made of fine wheat. [Obs.] Bailey.

(Sil"ing) a. & n. from Sile to strain. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

Siling dish, a colander. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

(Sil"i*qua) n.; pl. Siliquæ [L. See Silique.]

1. (Bot.) Same as Silique.

Silicited to Silver

(Si*lic"it*ed) a. Silicified. [Obs.]

(Si*lic"i*um) n. See Silicon.

(Si*lic"i*u*ret`ed) a. [Written also siliciuretted.] (Old. Chem.) Combined or impregnated with silicon. [Obsoles.]

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