borane(redirected from Boron-based fuel)
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1. Any of a series of boron-hydrogen compounds, especially a reactive gaseous molecule, BH3, that is the simplest binary compound of boron and hydrogen.
2. A derivative of such a compound.
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(Elements & Compounds) any compound of boron and hydrogen, used in the synthesis of other boron compounds and as high-energy fuels
[C20: from bor(on) + -ane]
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bo•rane(ˈbɔr eɪn, ˈboʊr-)
any of the compounds of boron and hydrogen.
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