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borated (not comparable)
- Having been treated with borate
1898, “Selected Formulae”, in Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898:
- An advantage of this borated oil is that it always retains a slight stickiness, and so gives a good joint when wrapped around wires, etc.
1929, William J. Robinson, Woman:
- […] little need be done for them except to wash them with a little boric acid solution (one teaspoonful of boric acid to a glass of water) occasionally, and now and then to rub in a little petrolatum, plain or borated.