silicone has definitions from the field of chemistry
[ noun ] (chemistry) 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



Used in print

(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)

Figure 3 shows the data on a silicone fluid , labeled 12500 cps which gave a high positive normal pressure .