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See also: Boron, bōrõn, bőrön, boʻron, and Boroń

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: bôr'ŏn, IPA(key): /ˈbɔːˌɹɒn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹɒn
  • Hyphenation: bo‧ron

NounEdit

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, 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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EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

boron

  1. accusative singular of boro

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

bor +‎ -on

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

boron

  1. superessive singular of bor

MalayEdit

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

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EtymologyEdit

From English boron.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

boron (Jawi spelling بورون)

  1. boron (chemical element)

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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borōn

  1. to bore

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