from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A binary compound of boron with a more electropositive element or radical.
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- n. the B3− anion
- n. any binary compound of boron and a more electropositive element
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A binary compound of boron with a more positive or basic element or radical; -- formerly called boruret.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A primary compound of boron with a metallic element.
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The difference of the electronic properties of these clusters brings about charge transfer, making this material a partially ionic boron boride (B2)?
The "ceramic alloy" is created by combining a metal alloy of boron, aluminium and magnesium (AlMgB14) with titanium boride (TiB2).
Pumps aren't the only applications for the boride nanocoatings.