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Borazon

[ bawr-uh-zon, bohr- ]
/ ˈbɔr əˌzɒn, ˈboʊr- /
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Chemistry, Trademark.

a brand name for a cubic, diamondlike, extremely hard form of boron nitride, obtained at high temperatures and pressures: used as an abrasive and grinding agent.

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  • Each strand was a fine wire of two-phase material—the harder phase being borazon, the softer being tungsten carbide.

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British Dictionary definitions for Borazon

borazon
/ (ˈbɔːrəˌzɒn, -zən) /

noun

an extremely hard form of boron nitride
C20: from bor (on) + azo- + -on
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