Borate



a salt or ester of boric acid.
(loosely) a salt or ester of any acid containing boron.
to treat with borate, boric acid, or borax.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6 Various
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6 E. Rameur
The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis Frederick Hutton Getman
St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, October 1878, No. 12 Various
Paper and Printing Recipes J. Sawtelle Ford
A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe Anonymous
A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe Anonymous
Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882 Various
A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe Anonymous

noun (ˈbɔːreɪt; -ɪt)
a salt or ester of boric acid. Salts of boric acid consist of BO3 and BO4 units linked together
verb (ˈbɔːreɪt)
(transitive) to treat with borax, boric acid, or borate
borate
(bôr’āt’)
A salt or ester of boric acid, containing the radical BO3.

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