Meaning of BORON in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈbȯr-ˌän ]


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 bȯr-ˈä-nik adjective

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