a glass containing 5 percent or more of B 2 O 3 , highly resistant to heat and shock, used especially in making cookware and chemical glassware.
any of a range of heat- and chemical-resistant glasses, such as Pyrex, prepared by fusing together boron(III) oxide, silicon dioxide, and, usually, a metal oxide
any of several hypothetical acids that form borosilicates.
noun Jean (Robert) (ʒɑ̃). 1898–1994, French tennis player: secretary general of physical education under the Vichy government (1940)
(in certain states of the U.S.) an incorporated municipality smaller than a city. one of the five administrative divisions of New York City. British. an urban community incorporated by royal charter, similar to an incorporated city or municipality in the U.S. a town, area, or constituency represented by a Member of Parliament. (formerly) a fortified […]
(formerly, in some parts of England) a custom by which the youngest son inherited the entire estate upon the death of his father. Historical Examples Woman, Church & State Matilda Joslyn Gage noun (English law) (until 1925) a custom in certain English boroughs whereby the youngest son inherited land to the exclusion of his older […]