silene

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silene (plural silenes)

  1. (chemistry) a molecule containing a silicon atom which forms a double bond
  2. (organic chemistry) an organosilene, a molecule containing a silicon atom doubly bonded to a carbon atom
  3. (inorganic chemistry) a silicon analog of alkenes containing at least one silicon-silicon double bond.
  4. (botany) Any of several plants of the genus Silene - the campions

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