boric oxide

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boric oxide

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(inorganic chemistry)
B2O3 A trioxide of boron obtained as rhombic crystals melting at 460°C; used as an intermediate in the production of boron halides and metallic borides and as a thermal neutron absorber in nuclear engineering. Also known as boron oxide.
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