orthoboric acid definition

  • noun:
    • some of a few poorly-characterized acids that are hydrates of boric oxide
    • a white or colorless a little acid solid this is certainly dissolvable in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of cup and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; additionally used as an antiseptic and meals preservative

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