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1. boric acid, orthoboric acid, acid

usage: a white or colorless slightly acid solid that is soluble in water and ethanol; used in the manufacture of glass and paper and adhesives and in detergents and as a flux in welding; also used as an antiseptic and food preservative

2. boric acid, boracic acid, acid

usage: any of various acids containing boron and oxygen

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