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1. silicon

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.

Synonyms

  • semiconductor
  • element
  • Si
  • sand
  • chemical element
  • atomic number 14
  • clay
  • semiconducting material
  • quartz
  • silicone
  • silicone polymer
  • felspar
  • granite

Antonyms

  • software
  • curve
  • roughen
  • unsteadiness

Etymology

  • silex (Latin)
  • silica (English)
  • silex (Irish)

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How do you pronounce silicon valley?

Pronounce silicon valley as ˈsɪləkən ˈvæli.

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2. valley

noun. ['ˈvæli'] a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river.

Synonyms

  • depression
  • gully
  • rift valley
  • hollow
  • ravine
  • natural depression
  • nullah
  • holler
  • glen
  • vale

Antonyms

  • highland
  • psychotic depression
  • neurotic depression
  • elation

Etymology

  • vallée (French)
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