|1.||a salt or ester of boric acid. Salts of boric acid consist of BO3 and BO4 units linked together|
|2.||(tr) to treat with borax, boric acid, or borate|
|to introduce subtleties into or argue subtly about.|
|to spend time idly; loaf.|
borate bo·rate (bôr'āt')
A salt or an ester of boric acid.
|borate (bôr'āt') Pronunciation Key
A salt or ester of boric acid, containing the radical BO3.