boron

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See also: boʻron, bóron, bőrön, and bōrõn

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Chemical element
B Previous: beryllium (Be)
Next: carbon (C)
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polycrystalline chunks of β-rhombohedral boron

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From the stem of borax + -on ‎(ending used to form names of substances)

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boron ‎(usually uncountable, plural borons)

  1. The chemical element (symbol B) with an atomic number of 5, which is a metalloid.
    • 1976, Allen M[yron] Alper, editor, Phase Diagrams: Materials Science and Technology (Refractory Materials; 6), New York, N.Y.; London: Academic Press, ISBN 978-0-323-15575-5, page 106:
      The B6-type octahedral borons are each bonded to five other boron atoms; four are part of the same octahedron, and one is external to this octahedron.
  2. A single atom of this element.
    • 2001 August 10, J. Akimitsu; K. Takenawa; K. Suzuki; H. Harima; Y. Kuramoto, “High-Temperature Ferromagnetism in CaB2C2”, in Science[1], volume 293, number 5532, DOI:10.1126/science.1061501, pages 1125–1127:
      For each X point, four borons in the same plane composing a B6 cluster provide these orbitals.

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Noun[edit]

boron

  1. accusative singular of boro

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bor +‎ -on

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈboron]
  • Hyphenation: bo‧ron

Noun[edit]

boron

  1. superessive singular of bor

Malay[edit]

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Chemical element
B Previous: berilium (Be)
Next: karbon (C)

Etymology[edit]

From English boron.

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boron ‎(Jawi spelling بورون)

  1. boron (chemical element)

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *burōną, whence also Old English borian, Old Norse bora.

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borōn

  1. to bore

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