orthoboric acid

Any of several poorly-characterized acids that are hydrates of boric oxide
See Also: orthoborate

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  • orthoboric acid — boro rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H₃BO₃ atitikmenys: angl. boric acid; orthoboric acid rus. ортоборная кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – ortoborato rūgštis sinonimas – vandenilio trioksoboratas (3–) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • orthoboric acid — noun a white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of glass and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; also used as an antiseptic and food preservative • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthoboric acid — /awr theuh bawr ik, bohr , awr theuh /, Chem. See boric acid (def. 1). Cf. ortho (def. 2). [ORTHO + BORIC ACID] * * * …   Universalium

  • orthoboric acid — or·tho·bo·ric acid .ȯr thə .bȯr ik n BORIC ACID …   Medical dictionary

  • orthoboric acid — /ɔθəˌbɔrɪk ˈæsəd/ (say awthuh.bawrik asuhd) noun a white crystalline solid, H3BO3, occurring in nature or prepared from borates, formerly used in aqueous solution as a mild antiseptic and in glazes; boric acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • Boric acid — Boric acid …   Wikipedia

  • boric acid — noun a) HBO; B(OH); a white crystalline solid, soluble in hot water to form a weak acid. Used as a mild antiseptic, flame retardant, insecticide and in the manufacture of borax and other …   Wiktionary

  • boric acid — noun 1. a white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of glass and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; also used as an antiseptic and food preservative • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • boric acid — A very weak acid, used as an antiseptic dusting powder, in saturated solution as a collyrium, and with glycerin in aphthae and stomatitis. SYN: boracic acid. * * * boric acid n a white crystalline acid H3BO3 obtained from its salts and used esp.… …   Medical dictionary

  • boric acid — 1. Also called orthoboric acid. Chem., Pharm. a white, crystalline acid, H3BO3, occurring in nature or prepared from borax: used chiefly in the manufacture of ceramics, cements, glass, and enamels, for fireproofing, and in medicine in aqueous… …   Universalium

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