—n.bôr'āt, -it, bōr'-;
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—n., v., -rat•ed, -rat•ing. Chem.
1. a salt or ester of boric acid.
2. (loosely) a salt or ester of any acid containing boron.
to treat with borate, boric acid, or borax.
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