borax-pentahydrate

borax pentahydrate

noun Chemistry.
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 Link To borax-pentahydrate
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: borax-bead
Next Definition: borazine
Words Near: borax-pentahydrate
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for borax-pentahydrate
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing borax-pentahydrate
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;