noun. ['ˈsɪləkən'] a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors.
- chemical element
- atomic number 14
- semiconducting material
- silicone polymer
- silex (Latin)
- silica (English)
- silex (Irish)
Words that Rhyme with Silicon Valley
How do you pronounce silicon valley?
Pronounce silicon valley as ˈsɪləkən ˈvæli.
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noun. ['ˈvæli'] a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river.
- rift valley
- natural depression
- psychotic depression
- neurotic depression
- vallée (French)