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boride Line breaks: bor¦ide
Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːrʌɪd/

Definition of boride in English:


A binary compound of boron with a metallic element.
Example sentences
  • Nanostructured chip devices prepared from nanoscale materials (including complex oxides, carbides, borides and nitrides) have been successfully mass produced in kilogram quantities.
  • Additions of boron, which precipitates these elements as borides, are used to remove them in conductor material.
  • Based on what we know about the unusual geometrics of solid state borides (boron is next to carbon in the Periodic Table), it's just a matter of time until we find weird C-C bonding in carbides.
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