borosilicate

[bawr-uh-sil-i-kit, -keyt, bohr-]

noun Chemistry.

a salt of boric and silicic acids.

Nearby words

  1. boron hydride,
  2. boron neutron capture therapy,
  3. boron nitride,
  4. boronia,
  5. boronic,
  6. borosilicate glass,
  7. borosilicic acid,
  8. borotra,
  9. borough,
  10. borough hall

Origin of borosilicate

First recorded in 1810–20; boro- + silicate

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British Dictionary definitions for borosilicate

borosilicate

noun

a salt of boric and silicic acids
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