follow Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com's Word of the Year is...

borazine

[bawr-uh-zeen, bohr-] /ˈbɔr əˌzin, ˈboʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless liquid, B 3 N 3 H 6 , that hydrolyzes with water to form boron hydrides. It is the inorganic analogue of benzene with similar physical properties.
Also, borazole
[bawr-uh-zohl, bohr-] /ˈbɔr əˌzoʊl, ˈboʊr-/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin
bor- + azine
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for borazine

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for borazole

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for borazole