Definition of borate in English:

borate

Line breaks: bor¦ate
Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːreɪt
 
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noun

Chemistry
A salt in which the anion contains both boron and oxygen, as in borax.
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  • A wide variety of electrolytes are used to produce the desired surface properties: chromic acid, sulfuric acid, and oxalic acid are the most common but borates, citrates and oxoacids are also sometimes used.
  • On the other hand, there are many oxysalts, including uncommon borates, nitrates, iodates, selenites, and selenates.
  • Democratic attempts in 1888 and 1893 to place crude and refined borates and boric acid on the free list failed.

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