how to pronounce silicon

sɪləkən

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“… to these gadgets from Silicon Valley …”

meanings of silicon

noun:

  1. A single atom of this element.
  2. A nonmetallic element (symbol Si) with an atomic number of 14 and atomic weight of 28.0855.
  3. Abbreviation of silicon chip.
  4. Computer processor.
  5. Computing.