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      n   any of certain salts derived, or apparently derived, from perboric acid. Perborates are used as bleaches in washing powders  
   See       sodium perborate  

sodium perborate  
      n   a white odourless crystalline compound used as an antiseptic and deodorant. It is sodium metaborate with both water and hydrogen peroxide of crystallization. Formula: NaBO2.H2O2.3H2O  
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