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diborane

[ dahy-bawr-eyn, -bohr- ]
/ daɪˈbɔr eɪn, -ˈboʊr- /
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noun Chemistry.
a colorless gas with an unpleasant odor, B2H6, used in the synthesis of organic boron compounds as a dope to introduce boron and as a polymerization catalyst for ethylene.
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