fluorothene

noun flu·o·ro·thene \ˈflu̇rəˌthēn, ˈflōr-, ˈflȯr-\

Definition of fluorothene

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of fluorothene

fluor- + -thene (from ethylene)


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