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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Origin and Etymology of fluoropolymer

fluor- + polymer


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