sodium borohydride

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

Definition of sodium borohydride 

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

First Known Use of sodium borohydride

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sodium borohydride

sodium + boron + hydride

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