boracic vs boric what difference

what is difference between boracic and boric

English

Etymology 1

From Medieval Latin borax (genitive boracis), itself via Arabic بَوْرَق(bawraq), from Persian بوره(būra).

Adjective

boracic (not comparable)

  1. Relating to, or impregnated with borax.
  2. (dated, inorganic chemistry) Synonym of boric.
Derived terms
  • boracic acid
  • boracic lint
  • boracite
Translations

Etymology 2

Shortened from boracic lint (skint).

Alternative forms

  • brassic

Adjective

boracic (comparative more boracic, superlative most boracic)

  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) penniless
Synonyms
  • broke
  • skint (British)
  • See also Thesaurus:impoverished
Translations

References

  • Webster’s Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

Anagrams

  • braccio


English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɔːrɪk

Adjective

boric (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or containing the element boron.

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • cribo, orbic

Romanian

Etymology

From French borique

Adjective

boric m or n (feminine singular borică, masculine plural borici, feminine and neuter plural borice)

  1. boric

Declension

Related terms

  • bor

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