silicon hydride
Silicide Sil"i*cide, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of silicon, or one regarded as binary. [R.] [1913 Webster]

{Hydrogen silicide} (Chem.), a colorless, spontaneously inflammable gas, {SiH4}, produced artifically from silicon, and analogous to methane; -- called also {silico-methane}, {silicon hydride}, and formerly {siliciureted hydrogen}. [1913 Webster]


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