follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

borax pentahydrate

noun, Chemistry
1.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, Na 2 B 4 O 7 ⋅5H 2 O, used chiefly for killing weeds, as a water softener, and as a disinfectant and deodorizing agent.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for borax pentahydrate
  • Ceramic wall and floor tiles use boric oxide derived from borax pentahydrate, boric acid, and mineral borates.
  • One of the crystallizers produces borax pentahydrate, and the other produces borax decahydrate.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for borax pentahydrate

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for borax

14
15
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for borax pentahydrate