borax borax  /ˈbɔ ˌræks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; used as a flux or cleansing agent

Usage(s):

  1. To accomplish this, borax prices were halved between 1926 and 1930 when all other prices were skyrocketing.
  2. Now the Health Ministry has all but adopted new health regulations prohibiting the preservation of hams and bacon by the use of borax.
  3. Now, I go a step further: I make my own, out of borax, washing soda and grated soap.

News

  1. Orocobre Announces Borax Plant Relocation

    Orocobre Limited (TSX:ORL)(ASX:ORE) ("Orocobre" or "the Company") wishes to advise of a significant advance at its 100% subsidiary Borax Argentina with the decision to relocate the borax chemical plant from its current location in Campo Quijano (close to the city of Salta) to the Tincalayu mine site
    on July 1, 2013     Source: ChemicalOnline

  2. Orocobre To Relocate Borax Chemical Plant - Quick Facts

    Orocobre To Relocate Borax Chemical Plant - Quick Facts
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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Quotes

  • Another element, boron, appears in a cowboy song, Borax Bill, "as boron is obtained from borax, for which there are many important deposits in California", explains Alvarez.
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Santiago Álvarez Source: YubaNet

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