siloxane
noun Etymology: silicon + oxygen + methane Date: 1917 any of various compounds containing alternate silicon and oxygen atoms in either a linear or cyclic arrangement usually with one or two organic groups attached to each silicon atom

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  • Siloxane — Disiloxan Hexamethyldisiloxan, ein di Siloxan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Siloxane —   [Kurzwort], Siliciumverbindungen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • siloxane — [si läk′sān] n. [ SIL(ICON) + OX(YGEN) + ANE] any of a class of compounds, varying from liquids to hard resins, whose molecules are composed of chains of alternate silicon and oxygen atoms, usually with hydrogen or hydrocarbon groups attached to… …   English World dictionary

  • Siloxane — The siloxane unit A siloxane is any chemical compound composed of units of the form R2SiO, where R is a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group. They belong to the wider class of organosilicon compounds. Siloxanes can have branched or unbranched… …   Wikipedia

  • Siloxane — Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane, un siloxane cyclique. Les Siloxanes sont une classe de composés du silicium dont la formule empirique est R2SiO, où R est un groupe radical qui peut être organique. Des exemples représentatifs sont [SiO(CH3)2]n… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • siloxane — /si lok sayn/, n. Chem. any of the class of compounds containing the structural unit R2SiO, where R is an organic group or hydrogen. [1920 25; SIL(ICON) + OX(YGEN) + ANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • siloxane — noun any of a class of compound having a short repeating unit of silicon and oxygen atoms (either in a chain or a ring) with organic side chains …   Wiktionary

  • siloxane — si·lox·ane (si lokґsān) any of various compounds based on a substituted backbone of alternating silica and oxygen molecules; in polymeric form they are also called polysiloxanes, and those in which the side chain substituents are organic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Siloxane — Si|lo|xa|ne die (Plur.) Kunstw. aus ↑Silicium, ↑Oxygen(ium) u. ↑...an> Verbindungen des Siliciums mit Sauerstoff u. Wasserstoff (Chem.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • siloxane — si·lox·ane …   English syllables

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