Tetraboric
Tetraboric Tet`ra*bor"ic, a. [Tetra- + boric.] (Chem.) Same as {Pyroboric}. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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 — tet·ra·boric …   English syllables

  • 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

  • tetraboric acid — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tetra + boric : a dibasic acid H2B4O7 containing four atoms of boron in the molecule, formed by heating ordinary boric acid, and known especially in the form of salts (as borax) …   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

  • tetraborate — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tetrabor (in tetraboric acid) + ate : a salt or ester of tetraboric acid …   Useful english 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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boric acid — Boric acid …   Wikipedia

  • polymer, inorganic — Introduction  any of a class of large molecules that lack carbon and are polymers that is, made up of many small repeating units called monomers (monomer). The word polymer is derived from the Greek term poly, meaning many, and meros, which means …   Universalium

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