how to pronounce borax


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borax is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of borax in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of borax


  1. The sodium salt of boric acid, Na2B4O7, either anhydrous or with 5 or 10 molecules of water of crystallisation; sodium tetraborate.
  2. A white or gray/grey crystalline salt, with a slight alkaline taste, used as a flux, in soldering metals, making enamels, fixing colors/colours on porcelain, and as a soap, etc.
  3. Cheap or tawdry furniture or other works of industrial design.

borax frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word borax occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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