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 silicone silicone /ˈsɪləˌkoʊn/

noun

  1. () Any of a large class of siloxanes that are unusually stable over a wide range of temperatures; used in lubricants and adhesives and coatings and synthetic rubber and electrical insulation  ( silicone polymer , silicone )
    any of a large class of siloxanes that are unusually stable over a wide range of temperatures; used in lubricants and adhesives and coatings and synthetic rubber and electrical insulation


 clam clam /ˈklæm/

noun

  1. () Burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness  ( clam )
    burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
      The clam buried itself in the sand, safely hidden from predators.
    The clam buried itself in the sand, safely hidden from predators.
  2. Flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams  ( clam )
    flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams
     The restaurant served a delicious bowl of clam chowder for the appetizer
    The restaurant served a delicious bowl of clam chowder for the appetizer
  3. [Informal, American] A piece of paper money worth one dollar  ( buck [Informal] , clam [Informal, American] , one dollar bill , dollar , dollar bill )
    a piece of paper money worth one dollar
      The price of the item was only a few dollars.
    The price of the item was only a few dollars.

verb

  1. Gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean  ( clam )
    gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean


 acidification acidification /əˌsɪdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/

noun

  1. The process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid  ( acidification )
    the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid
     Environmentalists are concerned about the acidification of oceans due to increased carbon dioxide levels.
    Environmentalists are concerned about the acidification of oceans due to increased carbon dioxide levels.


 genus Claytonia genus Claytonia /ˈdʒiːnəs kleɪˈtoʊniə/

noun

  1. Genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes  ( Claytonia , genus Claytonia )
    genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes