fluoropolymer

noun
flu·​o·​ro·​polymer | \ ¦flu̇(ə)(ˌ)rō, ¦flōr(ˌ)ō, ¦flȯ(ˌ)rō+ \

Definition of fluoropolymer

: any of various homopolymers or copolymers that consist mainly of fluorine and carbon and that are characterized by chemical inertness, thermal stability, and a low coefficient of friction

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History and Etymology for fluoropolymer

fluor- + polymer

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“Fluoropolymer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluoropolymer. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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