how to pronounce silicone

/ˈsɪləˌkoʊn/

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silicone is pronounced in three syllables

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sɪləkoʊn

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An example use of silicone in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… these ones are made out of silicone you …”

meanings of silicone

noun:

  1. 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.

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