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borohydride

[bawr-uh-hahy-drahyd, -drid, bohr-] /ˌbɔr əˈhaɪ draɪd, -drɪd, ˌboʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any of the class of compounds containing the group BH 4 −, as sodium borohydride, used chiefly as reducing agents.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; boro- + hydride
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  • Its fuel is a mixture of glycerol and sodium borohydride.

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