Carborane

/ˈkɑːbəreɪn/

Origin

blend of carbon and borane (Source: dictionary.com)

1960s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From car- + borane. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Carborane

Carborane

noun

  1. any of the crystalline compounds obtained by the substitution of carbon for boron in borane.

dictionary.com

Carborane

noun

  1. Any of a group of compounds of carbon, boron, and hydrogen whose molecules are polyhedral with at least one carbon atom at a vertex, and which are typified by high thermal stability and resistance to acids.

lexico.com

Carborane

noun

  1. : any of a class of thermally stable compounds BnC2Hn+2 that are used in the synthesis of polymers and lubricants

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Nearby words

carbonyl chloride , carbonyl group , carbonylate , carbonylic , carboprost tromethamine , carborundum , carboxy- , carboxyhaemoglobin , carboxyhemoglobin , carboxyhemoglobinemia

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