pyroboric acid

pyroboric acid

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py·ro·bo·ric ac·id (pi″ro-borґik) a dimer of boric acid, H2B4O7, produced by heating boric acid. Called also tetraboric acid.

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  • Pyroboric — Pyr o*bo ric, a. [Pyro + boric.] (Chem.) Pertaining to derived from, or designating, an acid, {H2B4O7} (called also {tetraboric} acid), which is the acid ingredient of ordinary borax, and is obtained by heating boric acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tetraboric acid — Perboric or pyroboric acid. SYN: pyroboric acid. * * * tet·ra·bo·ric acid .bō rik n a dibasic acid H2B4O7 containing four atoms of boron in a molecule, formed by heating ordinary boric acid, and known esp. in the form of its salts (as borax) * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Boric acid — Boric acid …   Wikipedia

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  • pyro- — a word element used: 1. Chemistry a. before the name of an inorganic acid, indicating that its water content is intermediate between that of the corresponding ortho (more water) and meta (least water) acids, as in pyroantimonic acid, H4Sb2O7,… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • pyro- — 1. a combining form meaning fire, heat, high temperature, used in the formation of compound words: pyrogen; pyrolusite; pyromancy. 2. Chem. a combining form used in the names of inorganic acids, indicating that the acid s water content is… …   Universalium

  • Pyroborate — Pyr o*bo rate, n. (Chem.) A salt of pyroboric acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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