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Definition of "borated" []

  • Combined with or containing borax or boric acid. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "borated" in a sentence
  • "Unless you KNOW the person producing the film, you are pretty much guaranteed to be "borated" today."
  • "The folds and creases of their skin must be kept dry and powdered with borated talcum."
  • "= -- The treatment of prickly heat, occurring in hot weather, consists in avoiding heat as much as possible and sponging the surface with cold water, and then dusting it with some simple powder, as starch or flour, or better, borated talcum."
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