borane

[bawr-eyn, bohr-]
noun Chemistry.
any of the compounds, both neutral and anionic, of boron and hydrogen with formulas ranging from B 2 H 6 to B 20 H 16 .
Also called boron hydride.


Origin:
< German Boran (1916); see boron, -ane

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borane (ˈbɔːreɪn)
 
n
any compound of boron and hydrogen, used in the synthesis of other boron compounds and as high-energy fuels
 
[C20: from bor(on) + -ane]

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