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fluorinate

verb fluo·ri·nate \ˈflr-ə-ˌnāt, ˈflr-\
fluo·ri·nat·edfluo·ri·nat·ing

Definition of FLUORINATE

transitive verb
:  to treat or cause to combine with fluorine or a compound of fluorine
fluo·ri·na·tion \ˌflr-ə-ˈnā-shən, ˌflr-\ noun
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First Known Use of FLUORINATE

circa 1929
Medical Dictionary

fluorinate

transitive verb fluo·ri·nate \ˈfl(-ə)r-ə-ˌnāt, ˈflōr-, ˈflr-\
fluo·ri·nat·edfluo·ri·nat·ing

Medical Definition of FLUORINATE

:  to treat or cause to combine with fluorine or a compound of fluorine
fluo·ri·na·tion \ˌfl(-ə)r-ə-ˈnā-shən, ˌflōr-, ˌflr-\ noun

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