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orthoboric acid


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  • n. Any of several poorly-characterized acids that are hydrates of boric oxide

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

  • n. a white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of glass and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; also used as an antiseptic and food preservative


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