borating etymology

English word borating comes from English landlubber, English borate

Detailed word origin of borating

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
borate English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) The oxyanion BO33- or any of several more complex derivatives. A salt or ester formed by the combination of boric acid with a base or positive radical.
borating English (eng) Treatment or reaction with a borate.

Words with the same origin as borating

Descendants of landlubber
landlubbing
Descendants of borate
ammonioborite boratian boratoan hydroboration