- (chemistry) 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.
- 2008, Christos Tsiolkas, The Slap, London: Atlantic Books, page 93:
- [H]e had little time or respect for the rich skip bitches who were his neighbours, useless fake-tanned women with plastic smiles and silicone tits who spent their husbands' money on afternoon teas, endless shopping and personal trainers.
any of a class of inert compounds of silicon
silicone m (plural siliconi)
silicone m (plural silicones)