boron

noun bo·ron \ ˈbȯr-ˌän \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of boron

: a trivalent metalloid element found in nature only in combination and used especially in glass and detergents — see Chemical Elements Table

boronic

play \bȯr-ˈä-nik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of boron

borax + -on (as in carbon)


BORON Defined for Kids

boron

noun bo·ron \ ˈbȯr-ˌän \

Definition of boron for Students

: a powdery or hard solid chemical element that is used especially in making glass and detergents

Medical Dictionary

boron

noun bo·ron \ ˈbō(ə)r-ˌän, ˈbȯ(ə)r- \

medical Definition of boron

: a trivalent metalloid element found in nature only in combination and used in metallurgy and in composite structural materials symbol B — see Chemical Elements Table

boronic

play \bȯr-ˈän-ik, bōr-\ adjective


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