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boric oxide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless crystalline compound, B 2 O 3 , used in metallurgy and chemical analysis.
Also called boric anhydride, boron oxide.
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  • Ceramic wall and floor tiles use boric oxide derived from borax pentahydrate, boric acid, and mineral borates.

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