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

  • adj. Of, relating to, derived from, or containing boron.

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing the element boron.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or containing, boron.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as boracic.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or derived from or containing boron


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  • [3] Thus, orthoboric acid is the main compound referred to by the term boric acid.

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  • [2] Thus, orthoboric acid is the main compound referred to by the term boric acid.

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  • The term boric acid refers to three compounds: metaboric acid ((HBO

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  • If you go halfway down the page, you will see some info on Boric acid, including chemical composition, that might help you to get some German to give you the name here- although a GErman named it, so maybe it is called boric acid here?


  • Boron forms one well-known oxide, B_ {2} O_ {3}, called boric anhydride.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • Cellulose is popular and inexpensive but has several drawbacks: it is treated with a fire retardant, such as boric acid; it can be damaged by moisture, insects, and rodents; and it tends to settle.

    Safety Precautions in Selecting and Installing House Insulation

  • This treatment makes the milk keep without the use of preservatives, such as boric acid.

    Papers on Health

  • Preservatives, such as boric, salicylic, or benzoic acids and their salts, are sometimes added.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)

  • If this is impossible, the stick should be dipped in an antiseptic such as boric acid or listerine.

    Civics and Health

  • It is an extremely active digestive ferment, comparable with pepsin, but superior to the latter because it does not require an acid medium, as its digestive action takes place even in the presence of an alkaline medium and of antiseptic substances such as boric acid, phenol, etc. It is given in doses of 10-40 centigrams in different vehicles such as water, wine, etc.

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines


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