from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A salt, ester, or anion of boric acid.
- noun Any of a family of boron-oxygen compounds or ions.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A salt formed by a combination of boracic acid with any base.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) A salt formed by the combination of boric acid with a base or positive radical.
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- noun A
saltformed by the combination of boric acidwith a base or positive radical.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a salt or ester of boric acid
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From the above we see we are putting various parts of animals and humans, heavy metal and even borate, which is used in ant poison, into the blood flow, in some instances, of very young babies.
The fire treatment is borate which is used extensively to treat for insects and mold.
In Guangdong, authorities last week seized 16 tons of pork contaminated with sodium borate, which changes the color of the meat to make it look more like higher-priced beef, according to the People's Procuratorate of Guangdong Province, a government body in charge of prosecutions.
To turn cotton bulletproof, researchers from the University of South Carolina and their collaborators from China and Switzerland dipped sections of regular T-shirts (Fig 1a) in a special mix of nickel and borate.
The irony of all ironies is these very same cosmetic companies had already reformulated their products to comply with the EU which meant that the popular diaper rash cream you bought in California could still contain sodium borate, which has been linked to problems with testicular development, while the same brand in France could not.
And at the end getting a complex of ribose and borate, which by itself would be of no use for making RNA, because the borate loves to hold onto the ribose, and as long as it holds onto the ribose it can't be used to make RNA.
"The house is really too big for us," says the 73-year-old Mr. White-Thomson, who retired as CEO of Borax, a borate technology company, 10 years ago.
Cut the pieces to the exact length you want and then soak each piece of wood in hot water that contains borate powder.
If you want your new wood material to last for generations, you have to treat it with borate chemicals before it's installed.
The ability of borate-treated wood to provide control of non-wood-destroying pests.