boric acid


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boric acid

n.
A water-soluble white or colorless crystalline compound, H3BO3, used as an antiseptic and preservative and in fireproofing compounds, cosmetics, ophthalmic solutions, cements, and enamels.

boric acid

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) Also called: orthoboric acid a white soluble weakly acid crystalline solid used in the manufacture of heat-resistant glass and porcelain enamels, as a fireproofing material, and as a mild antiseptic. Formula: H3BO3. Systematic name: trioxoboric(III) acid
2. (Elements & Compounds) any other acid containing boron

bo′ric ac′id


n.
1. a white, crystalline acid, H3BO3, used chiefly in the manufacture of ceramics, cements, and glass and as an antiseptic.
2. any of a group of acids containing boron.
[1865–70]

bo·ric acid

(bôr′ĭk)
A white or colorless crystalline compound, H3BO3, either naturally occurring or made from borax. It is used as an antiseptic and preservative, and in cements, enamels, and cosmetics.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boric acid - a white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of glass and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; also used as an antiseptic and food preservative
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
2.boric acid - any of various acids containing boron and oxygen
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
perboric acid - a form of boric acid
Translations
boorihappo
borsyra

boric acid

[ˌbɔːrɪkˈæsɪd] Nácido m bórico

boric acid

n (Chem) → Borsäure f

boric acid

n ácido bórico
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The combination of molecular and dissociated forms of boric acid significantly reduces the efficiency of ion-exchange cleaning.
6%) of an ear cleansing solution containing 2% Acetic acid and 2% Boric acid used alone for 7 days to treat Malassezia otitis in dogs.
In recent years, boric acid has gained special attention in organic synthesis for a number of synthetic transformations, such as Biginelli reaction [19], transesterification of ethyl acetoacetate [20], aza Michael [21] and thia Michael addition [22], oxidation of sulphides [23], preparation of a- hydroxyamides [24], silylation of alcohols [25], synthesis of 1,5-benzodiazepine [26], benzimidazoles [27], N,N'-alkylidene bisamides [28], 1-amidoalkyl-2-naphthols [29] and 4H-isoxazol-5-ones [30].
In our previous work, with differential scanning calorimetry and simultaneous SAXS/WAXD measurements for the films on melting we investigated the role of boric acid penetrated into the PVA film when the film was dried after immersion in boric acid aqueous solutions [31].
Boric acid in particular has been implicated as a cause of sensorineural hearing loss by inflicting damage to the inner hair cells of the organ of Corti.
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74 [degrees]C; NH2CH2C00H (in gram/liter) 30 min 6 Boric acid 2 H3B03 (in gram/liter) -- -- 7 Temperature 70 30 min.
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