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Combined with or containing borax or boric acid.
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Adj.1.borated - mixed or impregnated with borax
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Immediately outside of the water reflector there will be a thin layer of borated poly whose function is to reduce the coupling of thermal neutrons to the outside environment.
He says that after rods come out of a reactor, they must be cooled in a pool of borated water for at least several years.