Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Combined with or containing borax or boric acid.

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  • adj. Having been treated with borate

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. mixed or impregnated with borax.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Mixed or treated with boracic acid or borax or with both.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. mixed or impregnated with borax

Etymologies

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borate +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Unless you KNOW the person producing the film, you are pretty much guaranteed to be "borated" today.

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  • The folds and creases of their skin must be kept dry and powdered with borated talcum.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)

  • = -- The treatment of prickly heat, occurring in hot weather, consists in avoiding heat as much as possible and sponging the surface with cold water, and then dusting it with some simple powder, as starch or flour, or better, borated talcum.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)

  • Carbolized, borated, and corrosive-sublimate gauze have little special value.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)

  • Early in their first appearance they may be treated with spirits of camphor or plain alcohol, which sometimes tends to abort them; but they usually run their course, and when they are fully developed they may be treated with zinc oxide, simple borated vaseline, or ichthyol.

    The Mother and Her Child

  • An advantage of this borated oil is that it always retains a slight stickiness, and so gives a good joint when wrapped around wires, etc. Many substances so used are not sticky and let moisture in through the joints.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898

  • If the nipples are sufficiently prominent, little need be done for them except to wash them with a little boric acid solution (one teaspoonful of boric acid to a glass of water) occasionally, and now and then to rub in a little petrolatum, plain or borated.

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  • I knew one who never stirred without borated talcum powder; another who must have his mouth-organ; a third who was miserable without a small bottle of salad dressing; I confess to a pair of light buckskin gloves.

    The Forest

  • The scorched surface should be covered with this liniment and then with a layer of borated gauze or absorbent cotton, to protect from the air.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • Also, as a result of our international energy efforts, we've just received a sizable powder order for borated stainless steel, which is one of our focus areas for future energy growth.

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