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ekasilicon


ekasilicon


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ekasilicon  \Ek`a*sil"i*con\,  n.  [Skr.  [=e]ka  one  +  E.  silicon.] 
  (Chem.) 
  The  name  of  a  hypothetical  element  predicted  and  afterwards 
  discovered  and  named  {germanium};  --  so  called  because  it  was 
  a  missing  analogue  of  the  silicon  group  See  {Germanium},  and 
  cf  {Ekabor}.