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boric Syllabification: bo·ric
Pronunciation: /ˈbôrik/

Definition of boric in English:


Of boron: boric oxide
More example sentences
  • Glass-forming substances are usually silica, boric oxide, phosphorous pentoxide, or feldspars.
  • So boric acids, or boric salts, are products which traditionally used to protect buildings that perhaps have already suffered from some rot or decay.
  • A mild acid (usually citric, but sometimes acetic, boric, lactic or tartaric) is often added to amidol formulae to prevent oxidation, which can cause staining of the print.

Words that rhyme with boric

auric, folkloric
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