Dictionary.com

Borazon

[ bawr-uh-zon, bohr- ]
/ ˈbɔr əˌzɒn, ˈboʊr- /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Borazon in a sentence

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

    Thin Edge|Gordon Randall Garrett

British Dictionary definitions for Borazon

borazon
/ (ˈbɔːrəˌzɒn, -zən) /

noun
an extremely hard form of boron nitride

Word Origin for borazon

C20: from bor (on) + azo- + -on
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK