|1.||Also called: orthoboric acid, Systematic name: trioxoboric(III) acid a white soluble weakly acid crystalline solid used in the manufacture of heat-resistant glass and porcelain enamels, as a fireproofing material, and as a mild antiseptic. Formula: H3BO3|
|2.||any other acid containing boron|
boric acid bo·ric acid (bôr'ĭk)
A water-soluble white or colorless crystalline compound used as an antiseptic and preservative.
|boric acid (bôr'ĭk) Pronunciation Key
A white or colorless crystalline compound that occurs naturally or is produced artificially from borax. It is used as an antiseptic and preservative, and in cements, enamels, and cosmetics. Chemical formula: H3BO3.