Pyroboric
Pyroboric Pyr`o*bo"ric, a. [Pyro- + boric.] (Chem.) Pertaining to derived from, or designating, an acid, {H2B4O7} (called also {tetraboric} acid), which is the acid ingredient of ordinary borax, and is obtained by heating boric acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • pyroboric — adjective Of or relating to pyroboric acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • pyroboric — py·ro·boric …   English syllables

  • pyroboric acid — “+... noun Etymology: pyroboric from pyr + boric : tetraboric acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyroboric acid — SYN: tetraboric acid. * * * py·ro·bo·ric ac·id (pi″ro borґik) a dimer of boric acid, H2B4O7, produced by heating boric acid. Called also tetraboric acid …   Medical dictionary

  • H2B4O7 — Pyroboric Pyr o*bo ric, a. [Pyro + boric.] (Chem.) Pertaining to derived from, or designating, an acid, {H2B4O7} (called also {tetraboric} acid), which is the acid ingredient of ordinary borax, and is obtained by heating boric acid. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tetraboric — Pyroboric Pyr o*bo ric, a. [Pyro + boric.] (Chem.) Pertaining to derived from, or designating, an acid, {H2B4O7} (called also {tetraboric} acid), which is the acid ingredient of ordinary borax, and is obtained by heating boric acid. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tetraboric acid — Perboric or pyroboric acid. SYN: pyroboric acid. * * * tet·ra·bo·ric acid .bō rik n a dibasic acid H2B4O7 containing four atoms of boron in a molecule, formed by heating ordinary boric acid, and known esp. in the form of its salts (as borax) * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pyroborate — Pyr o*bo rate, n. (Chem.) A salt of pyroboric acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetraboric — Tet ra*bor ic, a. [Tetra + boric.] (Chem.) Same as {Pyroboric}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boric acid — Boric acid …   Wikipedia

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