# ekasilicon definition

• noun:
• title distributed by Dmitri Mendeleev towards the predicted element lying below silicon within the regular table — later on known as germanium.
• The name of a hypothetical factor predicted and a short while later found and known as germanium; -- so named given that it had been a missing analogue of silicon group. See germanium, and cf. ekabor.
• In chem., title written by Mendeléjeff to a feature, the existence of that he predicted, occupying exactly the same place in his 5th show that silicon does in 3rd. When this element had been afterwards discovered it had been called germanium.
• The name provided by Dmitri Mendeleev towards predicted element lying below silicon within the regular dining table — later called germanium.
• title of a hypothetical factor predicted and a while later discovered and known as germanium; -- so-called as it was a missing analogue associated with silicon group. See germanium, and cf. ekabor.
• In chem., title provided by Mendeléjeff to a component, the existence of which he predicted, occupying similar position in his fifth show that silicon does when you look at the third. If this factor had been consequently discovered it had been called germanium.
• title written by Dmitri Mendeleev on predicted factor lying below silicon when you look at the regular table — later on known as germanium.
• The name of a hypothetical element predicted and afterwards discovered and named germanium; -- so called because it was a missing analogue of the silicon group. See germanium, and cf. ekabor.
• In chem., the name given by Mendeléjeff to a feature, the existence of which he predicted, occupying the exact same place in the fifth show that silicon does within the 3rd. If this factor was consequently found it was called germanium.

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• Definition for "ekasilicon"
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