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noun (Austral & NZ, slang, archaic)
poke borak at someone, to jeer at someone
a compound of an aluminum tartrate and borate, used chiefly as an astringent and antiseptic. Historical Examples The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India – Volume IV of IV R.V. Russell
any of the compounds, both neutral and anionic, of boron and hydrogen with formulas ranging from B 2 H 6 to B 20 H 16 . noun any compound of boron and hydrogen, used in the synthesis of other boron compounds and as high-energy fuels
a city in S Sweden, near Göteborg. (on the Adriatic coasts) a violent, dry, cold wind blowing from the north or northeast. an initiation rite of the Aborigines in which boys are accepted into the tribe as men. Historical Examples The Putumayo, The Devil’s Paradise Walter Hardenburg The Putumayo, The Devil’s Paradise Walter Hardenburg The […]
(especially in the Mediterranean) a squall, usually accompanied by thunder and lightning.