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(inorganic chemistry)
Sin H2 n +2A class of silicon-based compounds analogous to alkanes, that is, straight-chain, saturated paraffin hydrocarbons; they can be gaseous or liquid. Also known as silicon hydride.



any one of several compounds of silicon with hydrogen that have the general formula SinH2n+n (seeSILICON HYDRIDES).

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