Sentence Examples

  • A saturated solution of the gas, in water, is a colourless, oily, strongly fuming liquid which after a time decomposes, with separation of metaboric acid, leaving hydrofluoboric acid HF BF3 in solution.
  • The acid on being heated to Ioo° C. loses water and is converted into metaboric acid, HBO 3 i at 140° C., pyroboric acid, H 2 B 4 0 7, is produced; at still higher temperatures, boron trioxide is formed.
  • The salts of the normal or orthoboric acid in all probability do not exist; metaboric acid, however, forms several well-defined salts which are readily converted, even by carbon dioxide, into salts of pyroboric acid.