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Meaning of perborate

per•bo•rate

Pronunciation: (pur-bôr'āt, -bōr'-), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a salt of perboric acid, as sodium perborate, NaBO&multiplydot;4HO, used for bleaching, disinfecting, etc.
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