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boric of, relating to, containing, or derived from boron.
boric acid a white crystalline compound used as a mild antiseptic and in making glass, enamels, fireproofing materials, and other products.
boring1 the act or process of making a hole or other opening with a drill or similar tool. [3 definitions]
boring2 causing one to be bored; tedious; monotonous; dull.
born brought into life by birth or in like manner. [4 definitions]
born-again of, pertaining to, or professing a new or renewed commitment to belief in Christ or to evangelical Christianity. [2 definitions]
borne past participle of bear1 with meaning connected with carrying, supporting, or enduring.
Borneo a large island in the Malay Archipelago, the northern coast of which belongs to Malaysia and Brunei, while the rest belongs to Indonesia.
born with a silver spoon in one's mouth born to wealthy parents and therefore having had privileges that others have not had.
born yesterday inexperienced and gullible; naive.
boron a chemical element that has five protons in each nucleus and that occurs naturally only in compounds such as boric acid and borax. (symbol: B)
boron carbide a very hard black crystalline compound used in nuclear reactor control rods, as reinforcement in structural materials, and as an abrasive.
borough an incorporated town in certain states in the United States. [2 definitions]
borrow to take or receive (something) with the intention of returning it or something equivalent to it. [3 definitions]
borscht a hot or cold beet soup, often served with sour cream.
bort poorly crystallized, low quality diamonds or diamond fragments, used in crushed or powdered form as an abrasive.
borzoi one of a breed of dogs originating in Russia, having a tall slender body, narrow head, and long silky hair; Russian wolfhound.
boscage a mass of woody growth; thicket.
bosh (informal) foolish or meaningless talk; nonsense.
bosk a small wooded or brushy area; thicket.
bosky covered with trees or bushes; wooded.