Definition of Boric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or derived from or containing boron. "Boric acid"

Exact synonyms: Boracic
Partainyms: Boron, Boron
Derivative terms: Boron



Definition of Boric

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or containing, boron.

Definition of Boric

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or containing the element boron. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boric

1. pertaining to boron [adj] - See also: boron

Medical Definition of Boric

1. Of, pertaining to, or containing, boron. Boric acid, a white crystalline substance B(OH)3, easily obtained from its salts, and occurring in solution in the hot lagoons of Tuscany. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Boric Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boric

bores
borescope
borescopes
boresight
boresighting
boresights
boresome
boresomeness
borewell
borewells
borganism
borganisms
borgo
borgos
borian
boric (current term)
boric acid
boric acids
boric oxide
borickite
borickites
boride
borides
boriding
borinate
boring
boring clam
boring clams
boringly
boringness

Literary usage of Boric

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"WHEN titrating boric acid with standard soda, any alkali must be first ... As it is generally believed that boric acid is volatile and escapes with the ..."

2. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"Rabbits and dogs when drenched daily with doses of \ grm., or 1 to 2 grm. boric acid in 20 or 50 grm. water, became in a few days unwell, and suffered from ..."

3. Analytical Chemistry by Frederick Pearson Treadwell (1921)
"Crystallized boric acid forms colorless flakes, with a mother-of- pearl luster, ... By heating boric acid to 100°, it loses one molecule of water and is ..."

4. The Mineral Industry (1897)
"Any of these minerals may serve as source of either borax or boric acid, since borax is decomposed by mineral acids with the formation of boric acid, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1877)
"In air, boric ... first of dry air and then of oxygen, it is converted into boric ... Submitted to a slow current of dry air, boric ..."

6. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"B. Titration of boric Acid. The liberated boric acid may now be titrated with caustic. This may be accomplished either on the above portion or on a fresh ..."

7. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp (1916)
"These tanks are so arranged that the water from one (lows into ar- other at a lower level; in the final basin, a solution containing about 2 per cent'boric ..."

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