carborane

[kahr-buh-reyn]

noun

any of the crystalline compounds obtained by the substitution of carbon for boron in borane.

Nearby words

  1. carbonyl chloride,
  2. carbonyl group,
  3. carbonylate,
  4. carbonylic,
  5. carboprost tromethamine,
  6. carborundum,
  7. carboxy-,
  8. carboxyhaemoglobin,
  9. carboxyhemoglobin,
  10. carboxyhemoglobinemia

Origin of carborane

blend of carbon and borane

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