borohydride

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noun bo·ro·hy·dride \ˌbȯr-ō-ˈhī-ˌdrīd\

Definition of borohydride

  1. :  the anion BH4 of boron and hydrogen that is used especially as a reducing agent and as a source of hydrogen atoms; also :  any of various compounds (as of metals) containing the borohydride anion

1940

First Known Use of borohydride

1940


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