What does silicone mean?

Definitions for silicone
ˈsɪl ɪˌkoʊnsil·i·cone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. silicone, silicone polymer(noun)

    any of a large class of siloxanes that are unusually stable over a wide range of temperatures; used in lubricants and adhesives and coatings and synthetic rubber and electrical insulation

Wiktionary

  1. silicone(Noun)

    Any of a class of inert, semi-inorganic polymeric compounds (polysiloxanes), that have a wide range of thermal stability and extreme water repellence, used in a very wide range of industrial applications, and in prosthetic replacements for body parts

  2. Origin: silicon + -one. Originally obtained by the attempted synthesis of the silicon equivalent of a ketone.

Freebase

  1. Silicone

    Silicones are inert, synthetic compounds with a variety of forms and uses. Typically heat-resistant and rubber-like, they are used in sealants, adhesives, lubricants, medical applications, cookware, and insulation. Silicones are polymers that include silicon together with carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and sometimes other elements. Some common forms include silicone oil, silicone grease, silicone rubber, silicone resin, and silicone caulk.

Editors Contribution

  1. silicone

    A type of polymer that include a synthetic compound of siloxane.

    Silicone products include heat-resistant and rubber-like, and are used in sealants, adhesives, lubricants, medicine, cooking utensils, and thermal and electrical insulation. Some common forms include silicone oil, silicone grease, silicone rubber, silicone resin, and silicone caulk.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on February 9, 2016  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of silicone in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of silicone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of silicone in a Sentence

  1. Todd Mitchell:

    There's a reality that the caps are made out of silicone. Those things do happen, mP.

  2. Anne Ziegenhorn:

    Silicone sickness in and of itself is one entity. And then you add the mold to it that we had, and then you’ve got two illnesses going on.

  3. Oscar Nilsson:

    I use silicone, prosthetic eyes and real human hair to achieve this [effect], but they are also reconstructions, forensically rebuilt, muscle by muscle. This is actually very close to what they looked like in life.

  4. Rosie Seelaus:

    If this were fitting well we could use the same mold and just replace the silicone, but since it's not fitting well, we're going to be starting from scratch and redesigning ... Tomorrow will be mostly sculpting his ear.

  5. Anne Ziegenhorn:

    I felt like that was it, I was going to die and the doctors were going to let me die, silicone sickness in and of itself is one entity. And then you add the mold to it that we had, and then you’ve got two illnesses going on.

Images & Illustrations of silicone

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