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Definition of the noun boron

What does boron mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: borons

  1. a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of boron: atomic number 5 / B
    • more generic terms: chemical element / element = any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
    • substance of: borax = an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; kernite = a light soft mineral consisting of hydrated sodium borate in crystalline form

Alternative definition of the noun boron

noun

  1. The chemical element (symbol B) with an atomic number of 5; a metalloid

Characters

  1. Boron is a fictional character from the 2003 film Nasu: Summer in Andalusia.
  2. Boron is a fictional character from the 2010 animated film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole.

Writings

  1. "Boron" is a book by Thomas Onak.
  2. "Boron" is a book by Lawrence Barton.

Phrases with Boron

Phrases starting with the word Boron:

  1. Boron-10
  2. Boron-11
  3. Boron Tree
  4. Boron group
  5. Boron Oxide
  6. Boron carbide
  7. boron chamber
  8. Boron nitride
  9. Boron arsenide
  10. Boron trioxide
  11. Boron phosphate
  12. Boron triiodide
  13. Boron deficiency
  14. Boron tribromide
  15. Boron trichloride
  16. boron trifluoride
  17. boron counter tube

Phrases ending with the word Boron:

  1. Eka-Boron
  2. Trogoderma Boron
  3. Species Trogoderma Boron

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Boron

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Google previewInorganic chemistry (1931)

by E.J. Holmyard

Pure boron is an extremely hard black solid ; when broken it shows a conchoidal fracture (that is, the broken pieces show curved surfaces, and not the plane surfaces characteristic of...

Google previewDescriptive Inorganic Chemistry, Third Edition (2003)

by Geoff Rayner-Canham, Tina Overton

Boron is an essential micronutrient in plants. The element is believed to play a major role in the synthesis of one of the bases for RNA formation and in cellular activities, such as carbohydrate synthesis. After zinc, boron is the most common soil ...

Google previewBoron Separation Processes (2015)

by Nalan Kabay, Marek Bryjak, Nidal Hilal

INTRODUCTION Boron is a vital microelement, necessary for the growth of plants, albeit there is only a narrow gap between ...

Google previewHealth Effects of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water (2013)

by Dr. Marco Ferrante, G. Oliveri Conti, Z. Rasic-Milutinovic, Dusan Jovanovic

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECT Boron is a chemical element with symbol B and atomic number 5. Boron is a rare element in the Earth, representing only 0.001%. Chemically uncombined boron, which is classed as a metalloid, is not found ...

Google previewThe Basics of the Periodic Table (2013)

by Leon Gray

Boron is the first element in Group 13 of the periodic table. Credit for its dis- covery usually goes to French chemists Joseph-Louis...

Boron is a black, brittle, shiny solid. It is extremely hard, and for this reason it may be added to steel and other ...

Google previewEconomic Geology (2011)

Principles and Practice by Walter L. Pohl

Boron is an essential nutrient for humans, animals and plants, but is moderately toxic in higher concentrations. Human...

Geochemistry Boron is a lithophile element with a crustal abundance of 10ppm (range 3–50: Smith & Huyck 1999).

Google previewNutrition, Science and Applications (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. The atomic mass is 10.81. Boron is a metalloid. Because boron is produced entirely by cosmic ray ...

Google previewNutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport (2016)

Medicine, Healthcare by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. The atomic mass is 10.81. Boron is a metalloid.

Google previewNutritional Sciences (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. The atomic mass is 10.81. Boron is a metalloid. Because boron is produced entirely by cosmic ray spallation and not by ...

Google previewGeneral Chemistry, Atoms First (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. Boron is a metalloid. A low-abundance element in both the solar system and the Earth's crust, boron is concentrated on Earth by the water-solubility of its more ...

Google previewNutrition, Concepts and Controversies (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. The atomic mass is 10.81. Boron is a metalloid. Because boron is produced entirely by cosmic ray ...

Google previewNutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. The atomic mass is 10.81. Boron is a metalloid. Because boron is produced entirely by cosmic ray spallation and not by stellar nucleosynthesis, it is a ...

Google previewPractical Applications in Sports Nutrition (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. The atomic mass is 10.81. Boron is a metalloid. Because boron is produced entirely by cosmic ray spallation and not by stellar nucleosynthesis, it is ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry , Biological Approach (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. Boron is a metalloid. Because boron is not produced by stellar nucleosynthesis, it is a low-abundance element in both the solar system and the Earth's crust.

Google previewContemporary Nutrition, A Functional Approach (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. The atomic mass is 10.81. Boron is a metalloid. Because boron is produced entirely by cosmic ray spallation and not by stellar nucleosynthesis, it is a ...

Google previewMaterials Processing and Manufacturing Science (2016)

Chemistry, Chemistry by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. Boron is a metalloid. A low-abundance element in both the solar system and the Earth's crust, boron is concentrated on Earth by the water-solubility of its ...

Google previewNutrition, From Science to You (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. The ...

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Boron is the chemical element with atomic number 5 and the chemical symbol B. The atomic mass is 10.81. Boron is a metalloid. Because boron is.

Google previewMetal Finishing (1922)

Pure amorphous boron is a chestnut colored powder of specific gravity 2.45, atomic weight 11. It sublimes in the electric arc, is totally unaffected by air at ordinary temperatures, and burns on strong ignition with the production of the oxide ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Guides, indexes, directory (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Boron is an igniter in radio tubes and a degasifying agent in metallurgy. It is also used in pyrotechnic flares.

Health Hazards Boron is a naturally occurring substance that is commonly found in food and drinking water. In trace amounts it is ...

Google previewComparative Inorganic Chemistry (2013)

by Bernard Moody

Boron and aluminium 5 Boron is the most electroB negative element of Group 2, 3 III and has little in common 13 with the other elements. It is Al non-metallic. This is the first 2, 8, 3 group in which the change 31 from the non-metallic toGa wards ...

Google previewI/EC (1911)

Industrial and Engineering Chemistry

Boron is a rather volatile element, its vapor tension being appreciable at 1200° C. It can, however, be fused readily not only under atmospheric pressure but also in vacuum. The properties so far mentioned are in rather good accord with the ...

Google previewThe Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (1911)

Boron is a rather volatile element, its vapor tension being appreciable at 1200° C. It can, however, be fused readily not only under atmospheric pressure but also in vacuum. The properties so far mentioned are in rather good accord with the ...

Google previewI/EC. Industrial and engineering chemistry (1911)

Boron is a rather volatile element, its vapor tension being appreciable at 1200° C. It can, however, be fused readily not only under atmospheric pressure but also in vacuum. The properties so far mentioned are in rather good accord with the ...

Google previewTrace Elements from Soil to Human (2007)

by Alina Kabata-Pendias, Arun B. Mukherjee

Plants Boron is an essential element needed for the growth and development of vascular and some aquatic plants while bacteria, fungi, and green algae do not require this element (Loomis and Durst 1992). Its deficiency in crop ...

Google preview24th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (2014)

Part A and B

Boron is an important element for growth ...

Google previewFukushima Nuclear Crisis (2011)

by Richard Campbell

7 Boron is the main material that goes into control rods used to halt or slow fission reactions in nuclear reactors. Japan Times Online ...

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Scrabble value of B3O1R1O1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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