noun, plural bo·rax·es, bo·ra·ces [bawr-uh-seez, bohr-]. /ˈbɔr əˌsiz, ˈboʊr-/.
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The gold miners and the borax miners and the railroad workers.Men Without a Country: Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, My Father and Me|Arthur Chu|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some sodium tetraborate (borax) is dissolved in a little water and silver nitrate is added to a small part of the solution.
Put the brush in a strong, warm solution of borax and water, and then wash in clean, warm water.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
Put ammonia or borax in the water used, or else rub the glass with whiting, or a scouring soap which is not gritty.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping|Elizabeth Hale Gilman
The dried spot is submitted to the action of a cold saturated solution of borax.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
Borax is a substance chiefly found in a crystallized state in some lakes in the East Indies.