boron nitride

noun

Definition of boron nitride

: any binary compound of boron and nitrogen especially : a fluffy white crystalline powder BN made in various ways (as by the reaction of ammonia and fused boric oxide) and used chiefly as a lubricant and electric insulator

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“Boron nitride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boron%20nitride. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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