Sentence Examples


  • Conspicuous examples are afforded by oxygen, carbon, boron, silicon, phosphorus, mercuric oxide and iodide.
  • Boron fluoride BF 3 was first prepared in 1808 by Gay Lussac and L.
  • Many organic compounds of boron are known; thus, from the action of the trichloride on ethyl alcohol or on methyl alcohol, ethyl borate B(OC2H5)3 and methyl borate B(OCH 3) 3 are obtained.
  • In 1927 a very large deposit of relatively pure Borax was discovered at what is now Boron, CA, in the Mojave Desert.
  • Thenard in 1808 by heating boron trioxide with potassium, in an iron tube.