sodium borohydride

noun sodium bo·ro·hy·dride \-ˌbȯr-ə-ˈhī-ˌdrīd\

Definition of sodium borohydride

  1. :  a crystalline compound NaBH4 used in various industrial applications and as a reducing agent in organic chemistry

Origin and Etymology of sodium borohydride

sodium + boron + hydride

First Known Use: 1946

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