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diborane

[dahy-bawr-eyn, -bohr-] /daɪˈbɔr eɪn, -ˈboʊr-/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a colorless gas with an unpleasant odor, B 2 H 6 , used in the synthesis of organic boron compounds as a dope to introduce boron and as a polymerization catalyst for ethylene.
Origin of diborane
di-1 + borane
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