fluorine

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noun fluo·rine \ ˈflu̇r-ˌēn , ˈflȯr- \

Definition of fluorine

:a nonmetallic halogen element that is isolated as a pale yellowish flammable irritating toxic diatomic gas — see Chemical Elements Table

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Origin and Etymology of fluorine

French, from New Latin fluor


FLUORINE Defined for Kids

fluorine

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noun fluo·rine \ ˈflu̇r-ˌēn , ˈflȯr- \

Definition of fluorine for Students

:a yellowish flammable irritating gaseous chemical element

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fluorine

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noun fluo·rine \ ˈflu̇(-ə)r-ˌēn , -ən \

medical Definition of fluorine

:a nonmetallic monovalent halogen element that is normally a pale yellowish flammable irritating toxic gas symbol F — see Chemical Elements Table


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