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silicone
American English: /ˈsɪləˌkoʊn/
British English: /ˈsɪlɪkəʊn/

Translation of silicone in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (before noun) (implant/injection)
    de siliconas or (Mexico) silicones
    Example sentences
    • Among the plastics materials used for prostheses, silicone elastomers, also known as silicon rubber or silicones, have been particularly favoured as they combine flexibility with chemical and thus physiological inertness.
    • The effect of surface energy on adhesion is often studied by employing widely different materials, ranging from urethanes and epoxies (high energy), to silicones and fluorinated materials (low energy).
    • Depending on the type and location of the flashings, roofing tar or silicone or butyl rubber sealants can be used to seal small cracks and gaps.

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