Meaning of BORATE in English

BORATE

n. /bawr"ayt, -it, bohr"-/ ; v. /bawr"ayt, bohr"-/ , n. , v. , borated, borating . Chem.

n.

1. a salt or ester of boric acid.

2. (loosely) a salt or ester of any acid containing boron.

v.t.

3. to treat with borate, boric acid, or borax.

[ 1810-20; BOR- + -ATE 2 ]

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