HyperDic: boron

English > 1 sense of the word boron:
NOUNsubstanceboron, B, atomic number 5a trivalent metalloid element
boron > pronunciation
RhymesAbidjan ... Yukon: 149 rhymes with aan...
English > boron: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder.
SynonymsB, atomic number 5
Broaderchemical element, elementAny of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
Substance ofboraxAn ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate
kerniteA light soft mineral consisting of hydrated sodium borate in crystalline form
Spanishboro, número atómico 5
Catalanbor, número atòmic 5
Adjectivesboric, boracicof or relating to or derived from or containing boron
boronicof or relating to boron

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