[ UK /bˈɔːɹæks/ ]
[ US /ˈbɔˌɹæks/ ]
  1. an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; used as a flux or cleansing agent
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  • In what may gone down as the ‘Big Pig Borax Bust’, 16 slaughterhouses processing pork meat were raided this week for operating outside of prescribed hours and using too much borax as a chemical preservative.
  • Under ordinary circumstances a severe hygiene will suffice to preserve us; if a wound is received it should be washed with water mixed with antiseptics, such as phenic acid, borax, or salicylic acid. Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884
  • He has managed to name borax, fluorides, chromium and iron salts among those found in the wood in higher amounts. Softpedia News - Global
  • It is known as the Borax Fields in the Slate Range, and will be examined carefully by many competent men, since the tincal -- a crude borate of soda -- is a valuable mineral, and can be separated, at little expense, from the sulphate of soda. "] Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling a
  • And I wonder much at a rabble of foolish philosophers and physicians, who spend their time in disputing whence the heat of the said waters cometh, whether it be by reason of borax, or sulphur, or alum, or saltpetre, that is within the mine. Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel
  • Lightly dust flowers with borax powder to preserve colour better.
  • Sodium borate, a boric acid salt also known as borax, has many common uses. Alex Jones' Prison
  • The flux also might contain silica, borax, soda ash, potassium nitrate and household flour.
  • _fused_ or _dried borax_ may be used, in which case a little more than half the amount of borax indicated will suffice. A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
  • Use natural, unscented laundry soap and add borax, washing soda or baking soda as a water softener.
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