Meaning of borohydride

bo•ro•hy•dride

Pronunciation: (bôr"u-hī'drīd, -drid, bōr"-), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. any of the class of compounds containing the group BH−, as sodium borohydride, used chiefly as reducing agents.
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