boraxnoun [ U ]uk /ˈbɔː.ræks/ us /ˈbɔːr.æks/
Examples from literature
- Add some borax powder.
- Borax easily dissolves a considerable quantity of it, and gives a glass tinged with green.
- It was flat, salty, alkali or borax ground, crusted and cracked.
- Soda may be used in place of borax, but the latter salt maintains the softness of the wool fibre better.
- The powdered borax may be scattered two or three times a week over the exposed surface so as to whiten it.
- This is usually all that is necessary, but if the stain is very stubborn, spread over a bowl containing one quart of water and one teaspoonful of borax.