boric

[bawr-ik, bohr-]
adjective Chemistry.
of or containing boron; boracic.

Origin:
1860–65; bor- + -ic

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boric (ˈbɔːrɪk)
 
adj
Also: boracic of or containing boron

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Example sentences
Boric acid is a strong neutron absorber which will help prevent the nuclear
  fuel from overheating.
The seawater was also laced with boric acid, to soak up stray neutrons that the
  control rods missed.
In the three months, inspectors have found that boric acid has eaten a hole in
  the thick cap that covers the reactor vessel.
Boric acid should be reconsidered as a control for fire ants.
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