Definition of Borazon in English:

Borazon

noun

trademark
  • An industrial abrasive consisting of boron nitride.

    • ‘Ball races are ground with Borazon process for high precision, durability and super smooth rolling.’
    • ‘I'm wondering if anybody has seen small stones like this made with CB Borazon?’
    • ‘New wheels usually have a smooth grinding face since the Borazon crystals and the surrounding bond are flush to the cutting surface.’
    • ‘In actual lapping tests, Borazon powder has polished the surface of a large diamond at the same rate as the surface was polished by diamond powder.’
    • ‘Diamond and Borazon mandrels are not a stock item.’

Origin

1950s: from boron, with the insertion of azo-.

Pronunciation:

Borazon

/ˈbôrəˌzän/