Fluoboric
Fluoboric Flu`o*bo"ric, a. [Fluo- boric: cf. F. fluoborique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or consisting of, fluorine and boron. [1913 Webster]

{Fluoridic acid} (Chem.), a double fluoride, consisting essentially of a solution of boron fluoride, in hydrofluoric acid. It has strong acid properties, and is the type of the borofluorides. Called also {borofluoric acid}. [1913 Webster]


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  • fluoboric — /flooh euh bawr ik, bohr /, adj. Chem. containing the univalent group BF4 . [1805 15; FLUO + BORIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • fluoboric — fluo·boric …   English syllables

  • fluoboric — /flooh euh bawr ik, bohr /, adj. Chem. containing the univalent group BF4 . [1805 15; FLUO + BORIC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluoboric acid — Chem. a clear, colorless liquid, HBF4, that ionizes abundantly in solution, used chiefly in the synthesis of fluoborates. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • fluoboric acid — “+... noun Etymology: fluo + boric : a poisonous strong acid HBF4 made in solution by dissolving boron trifluoride in water or by adding boric acid to concentrated hydrofluoric acid and used in solution or in the form of salts chiefly in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • borofluoric acid — Fluoboric Flu o*bo ric, a. [Fluo boric: cf. F. fluoborique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or consisting of, fluorine and boron. [1913 Webster] {Fluoridic acid} (Chem.), a double fluoride, consisting essentially of a solution of boron… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fluoridic acid — Fluoboric Flu o*bo ric, a. [Fluo boric: cf. F. fluoborique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or consisting of, fluorine and boron. [1913 Webster] {Fluoridic acid} (Chem.), a double fluoride, consisting essentially of a solution of boron… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of chemical compounds with unusual names — Chemical nomenclature, replete as it is with compounds with complex names, is a repository for some very peculiar and sometimes startling names. A browse through the Physical Constants of Organic Compounds in the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and… …   Wikipedia

  • fluoborate — |flüə+ noun Etymology: fluo + borate : a salt or ester of fluoboric acid called also borofluoride * * * /flooh euh bawr ayt, it, bohr /, n. Chem. a salt of fluoboric acid. [FLUO + BORATE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fluoborate — Flu o*bo rate, n. [Cf. F. fluoborate.] (Chem.) A salt of fluoboric acid; a fluoboride. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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