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fluorine

noun fluo·rine \ˈflr-ˌēn, ˈflr-\

Definition of FLUORINE

:  a nonmetallic halogen element that is isolated as a pale yellowish flammable irritating toxic diatomic gas — see element table
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Origin of FLUORINE

French, from New Latin fluor
First Known Use: 1813
FLUORINE Defined for Kids

fluorine

noun fluo·rine \ˈflr-ˌēn, ˈflr-\

Definition of FLUORINE for Kids

:  a yellowish flammable irritating gaseous chemical element
Medical Dictionary

fluorine

noun fluo·rine \ˈfl(-ə)r-ˌēn, -ən\

Medical Definition of FLUORINE

:  a nonmetallic monovalent halogen element that is normally a pale yellowish flammable irritating toxic gas—symbol Fahrenheit; see element table

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