boric boric  /ˈbɔ rɪk/


  • (adj) of or relating to or derived from or containing boron


  1. By mistake, the nurse administered a 2% boric acid solution.
  2. I promptly went to see a doctor who found I had perfect vision but recommended a pink boric acid eyewash morning and night.


  • Steam Detected at Damaged Fukushima Reactor

    The operator of the ravaged nuclear plant in Japan stood ready Thursday to inject boric acid into the reactor if temperature or radiation levels rose.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. "I think they [Dagg and Boric] will both struggle to play next week, particularly Israel who is not very well," Henry added yesterday.
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Graham Henry Source:

  2. "It's put a lot of pressure on the younger guys, especially Anthony Boric," said loose forward Jerome Kaino, who was called in to replace McCaw. "With Ali sitting out training the last couple of days, it's put a lot of focus on the younger...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Jerome Kaino Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "There's a lot of confidence in being able to use AB (Boric), not just off the bench but also starting," Hansen said. "We've given Brad a rest and we have to make sure Ali's not overworked as well."
    on Nov 10, 2008 By: Steve Hansen Source:

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