a.1.(Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or consisting of, fluorine and boron.
Fluoridic acid
(Chem.) a double fluoride, consisting essentially of a solution of boron fluoride, in hydrofluoric acid. It has strong acid properties, and is the type of the borofluorides. Called also borofluoric acid.
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Technologies and developments that utilize these tools inclu de: continuous dissolution of naval fuels with on-line monitoring and control of fluoride complexation; dissolution chemistry for sand-slag-crucible plutonium residues, for Russian Sapphire U-Be fuel, and for irradiated neptunium oxide in aluminum targets for Pu-238 production; extraction of actinides in the presence of zirconium in acidic solutions; and development of a non-mercury catalyst, fluoboric acid, for dissolving aluminum nuclear fuels in nitric acid.