Get Babylon's Dictionary & Translation Software
Free Download Now!
Free Download Now!
Boric acid Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version
boric acid, a white crystalline substance b(oh)3, easily obtained from its salts, and occurring in solution in the hot lagoons of tuscany...
see also boric
1. a white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of glass and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; also used as an antiseptic and food preservative
(synonym) orthoboric acid
2. any of various acids containing boron and oxygen
(synonym) boracic acid
(hyponym) perboric acid
Boric acid Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
(Molecular Weight = 27.82 gm)
Boron 38.86 % B
Hydrogen 3.62 % H
Oxygen 57.52 % O
Volcanic fumaroles and hot springs.
Sasso and the Tuscan lagoons, between Volterra and Massa Marittima, Italy.
Named after its locality.
white, gray, yellow, or brown.
3.3 - 3.5, Average = 3.4
Platy - Sheet forms (e.g. micas)., Encrustations - Forms crust-like aggregates on matrix., Tabular - Form dimensions are thin in one direction.
1 - Talc
Vitreous - Pearly
Boric acid Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Boric acid, also called hydrogen borate, boracic acid, orthoboric acid and acidum boricum, is a weak acid of boron often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant, neutron absorber, or precursor to other chemical compounds. It has the chemical formula H3BO3 (sometimes written B(OH)3), and exists in the form of colorless crystals or a white powder that dissolves in water. When occurring as a mineral, it is called sassolite.
|See more at Wikipedia.org...|
Boric acid Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan