Please define silicone


Silicon is a tetravalent non-metal whose atomic number is 14. It is a crystalline and reflective element in its pure state, with bluish-tinged faces. Most commonly it is found as silica, and an example of a substance containing silicon is the silica gel, used as a desiccator.

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Silicon is a chemical element with the symbol Si and atomic number 14. It is a hard, brittle crystalline solid with a blue-grey metallic luster, and is a tetravalent metalloid and semiconductor. It is a member of group 14 in the periodic table: carbon is above it; and germanium, tin, lead, and flerovium are below it.
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