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.