[per-bawr-eyt, -bohr-] /pərˈbɔr eɪt, -ˈboʊr-/
a salt of perboric acid, as , NaBO 3 ⋅4H 2 O, used for bleaching, disinfecting, etc.
any of certain salts derived, or apparently derived, from perboric acid. Perborates are used as bleaches in washing powders See sodium perborate
[per-bawr-uh ks, -aks, -bohr-] /pərˈbɔr əks, -æks, -ˈboʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
[per-bawr-ik, -bohr-] /pərˈbɔr ɪk, -ˈboʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a hypothetical acid, HBO 3 , known only in the form of its salts.
[pur-byoo-nuh n] /pɜrˈbyu nən/ Trademark. 1. a brand of synthetic rubber made by copolymerizing acrylonitrile with butadiene.
[purk] /pɜrk/ noun 1. 3 . Related Terms perk noun Percolated coffee (1950s+) verb To run smoothly and well; percolate: The project’s perking now (1925+) noun Extra money, privileges, fringe benefits, etc, pertaining to a job or assignment: His men were delighted to be in Afghanistan, he said, mostly because of the perks [1824+; fr […]