Translation of silicone in Spanish:

silicone

silicona, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɪləˌkoʊn//ˈsɪlɪkəʊn/

noun

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    silicona feminine
    silicón masculine Mexico
    (injection/implant) (before noun) de siliconas
    (implant/injection) (before noun) de silicones Mexico
    • 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.
    • Because they are lubricious, the silicones are easily inserted and removed with little discomfort and tissue trauma, and infection rates are thus decreased.
    • 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.
    • A bung, made of glass, plastic, rubber, earthenware, silicone, or wood, is a barrel's stopper, analogous to the cork of a bottle.
    • 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).