from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of semi-inorganic polymers based on the structural unit R2SiO, where R is an organic group, characterized by wide-range thermal stability, high lubricity, extreme water repellence, and physiological inertness and used in adhesives, lubricants, protective coatings, paints, electrical insulation, synthetic rubber, and prosthetic replacements for body parts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a class of inert, semi-inorganic polymeric compounds (polysiloxanes), that have a wide range of thermal stability and extreme water repellence, used in a very wide range of industrial applications, and in prosthetic replacements for body parts
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- n. 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
But many caulks that include the word silicone typically labeled siliconized acrylic latex use it only as an additive in varying amounts to increase flexibility and adhesion.
How many of you store your guns in silicone socks?
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Call me paranoid, but I still wonder just how safe silicone is around food.
As soon as the bottom and sides are set -- which should happen almost instantly since your pan should start out quite hot -- run a thin silicone spatula around and under the tortilla to make sure it does not stick or burn.
There is something about the osmotic barrier in silicone sheets and gels that makes it "just right" for the job.
Use the silicone is "some" better, but can be expensive.
This one appears to be covered in silicone, which many sexperts say is the preferred material for "insertables".
I've made lots of CP soap in silicone molds and find that the harder the recipe, the better the details come out.
They have them in silicone, which warms up, feels okay inside, and is not carved to look like a penis.
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