Usage examples for boron

  1. It has, however, an intense affinity for boron, and will even go through a carbon crucible to unite with it. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  2. A great variety of methods for coating incandescent lamp filaments with silicon, titanium, chromium, osmium, boron, etc. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  3. In these circumstances, science, though able to give chemical properties and pressure, cannot, of course, maintain these continuously for " ages," therefore the chemist must manufacture the jewels in such manner that he may soon see the results of his labours, and though real diamonds may be made, and with comparative ease, from boron in the amorphous or pure state along with aluminium, fused in a crucible at a high temperature, these diamonds are but microscopic, nor can a number of them be fused, or in any other way converted into a large single stone, so that imitation stones, to be of any service must be made of a good clear glass. – The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones by John Mastin
  4. I go to Paris, then to my villa at Mont Boron. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  5. Compounds of such non- metals as boron are obtainable from the atmosphere in high purity with very little trouble. – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  6. To the E. are the peninsula of St. Jean and Cape Boron, and rising from it, Fort Montalban, Mt. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  7. The tour round Mt Boron, ascending by the new and descending by the old road, costs, in a coach with 2 horses, 15 frs. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  8. Boron is present in minute quantities in sea water. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  9. The association with minerals containing fluorine and boron, and the intense alteration of the wall rocks, indicate that the temperature must have been very high. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  10. Recent developments indicate that the metal, boron, may play an important part in the metallurgy of various metals. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith