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orthoboric acid

[awr-thuh-bawr-ik, -bohr-, awr-thuh-] /ˈɔr θəˈbɔr ɪk, -ˈboʊr-, ˌɔr θə-/
noun, Chemistry
boric acid (def 1).
Compare ortho- (def 2).
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British Dictionary definitions for ortho boric acid

orthoboric acid

the more formal name for boric acid (sense 1)
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