Also called orthoboric acid. Chemistry, Pharmacology. a white, crystalline acid, H 3 BO 3 , occurring in nature or prepared from borax: used chiefly in the manufacture of ceramics, cements, glass, and enamels, for fireproofing, and in medicine in aqueous solution as a mild antiseptic.
Chemistry. any of a group of acids containing boron.
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Also called orthoboric acid. a white soluble weakly acid crystalline solid used in the manufacture of heat-resistant glass and porcelain enamels, as a fireproofing material, and as a mild antiseptic. Formula: H3BO3 Systematic name trioxoboric(III) acid
any other acid containing boron
A white or colorless crystalline compound that occurs naturally or is produced artificially from borax. It is used as an antiseptic and preservative, and in cements, enamels, and cosmetics. Chemical formula: H3BO3.
a colorless crystalline compound, B 2 O 3 , used in metallurgy and chemical analysis.
a compound consisting of two elements of which boron is the more electronegative one. noun a compound in which boron is the most electronegative element, esp a compound of boron and a metal
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