diborane

noun di·borane \(ˈ)dī+\

Definition of diborane

  1. :  a gaseous compound B2H6 of boron and hydrogen that has a repulsive odor, is formed by reaction between a metal hydride and a boron halide usually in ether solution, and decomposes rapidly in water to boric acid and hydrogen —called also diborane (6)

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Origin and Etymology of diborane

di- + borane


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