Meaning of BORON in English



Pronunciation: ' bo ̇ r- ˌ än

Function: noun

Etymology: bor ax + -on (as in carbon )

Date: 1812

: a trivalent metalloid element found in nature only in combination and used especially in glass and detergents ― see ELEMENT table

– bo · ron · ic \ bo ̇ r- ' ä-nik \ adjective

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