si [see] ExamplesWord Origin noun Music.

  1. the syllable used for the seventh tone of a scale and sometimes for the tone B.

Origin of si First recorded in 1720–30; see origin at gamut Si Symbol, Chemistry.

  1. silicon.


  1. International System of Units.


  1. Sandwich Islands.
  2. Staten Island.

Examples from the Web for si Contemporary Examples of si

  • Except for nine of them are musical words: do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti—and si—are musical.

    Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble

    David Bukszpan

    October 11, 2014

  • Michael Sam has one big advantage over the aging NFL execs who whined to SI.

    Michael Sam Is Not a ‘Distraction’

    Dave Cullen

    February 12, 2014

  • It was the only SI story Shrake ever wrote that the magazine would not print and Laguerre was embarrassed.

    ‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas

    Edwin Shrake

    February 2, 2014

  • With her characteristic fierce energy, Clinton poured herself into the fight, chanting “Si, se puede” at rally after rally.

    How Ted Cruz Can Win in 2016

    David Frum

    October 25, 2013

  • The SI veteran married singer John Legend in a ceremony in Italy.

    Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Chrissy Teigen Weds John Legend

    Anna Klassen

    September 15, 2013

  • Historical Examples of si

  • Si sed: “Yas; counted ’em on the wagon, counted ’em off agin, and counted ’em when I made ’em.”

    Uncles Josh’s Punkin Centre Stories

    Cal Stewart

  • Si monumentum requiris, circumspice; it points us back to London.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • “Si———” began Csar, but the protest foundered in his dry throat.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • Si señor, a good padrone are you, and water it will be found for you.

    The Treasure Trail

    Marah Ellis Ryan

  • “You kin go, sir, and report to them people that it won’t be did,” answered Si firmly.

    Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6)

    John McElroy

  • British Dictionary definitions for si si 1 noun

    1. music a variant of te

    si 2 the internet domain name for

    1. Slovenia

    Si 1Si Kiang noun

    1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the Xi

    Si 2 the chemical symbol for

    1. silicon

    SI symbol for

    1. Système International (d’Unités)See SI unit

    abbreviation for

    1. NZ South Island

    Word Origin and History for si

    “yes” in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese; from Latin sic “so” (see sic).

    si in Medicine Si

    1. The symbol for the elementsilicon

    SI abbr.

    1. Système International (d’Unités) (International System of Units)

    si in Science Si

    1. The symbol for silicon.

    silicon [sĭl′ĭ-kŏn′] Si

    1. A metalloid element that occurs in both gray crystalline and brown noncrystalline forms. It is the second most abundant element in the Earth’s crust and can be found only in silica and silicates. Silicon is used in glass, semiconductors, concrete, and ceramics. Atomic number 14; atomic weight 28.086; melting point 1,410°C; boiling point 2,355°C; specific gravity 2.33; valence 4. See Periodic Table.

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