Meaning of “boron” in the English Dictionary


"boron" in English

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boronnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbɔː.rɒn/ us /ˈbɔːr.ɑːn/ symbol B

Examples from literature

  • Experiments already made so that aluminum, silicon, boron, manganese, magnesium, sodium and potassium can be reduced from their oxides with ease. 
  • The element boron seems to have almost as marked an effect upon copper as carbon does upon iron. 
  • Well, couldn't we drive boron rods into the mass and slow down the reaction? asked Tom. 

(Definition of “boron” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)