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[per-bawr-eyt, -bohr-] /pərˈbɔr eɪt, -ˈboʊr-/

noun, Chemistry.
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


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