fluorothene

noun
flu·​o·​ro·​thene | \ ˈflu̇rəˌthēn, ˈflōr-, ˈflȯr- \
plural -s

Definition of fluorothene

: any of various chemically inert insoluble plastics and resins made by polymerizing a derivative CF2:CFCl of ethylene containing three atoms of fluorine and one of chlorine

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History and Etymology for fluorothene

fluor- + -thene (from ethylene)

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“Fluorothene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluorothene. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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