lithium fluoride


: a crystalline salt LiF used especially in making prisms and ceramics and as a flux

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Recent Examples on the Web The molten salt will likely be a mixture of lithium fluoride and beryllium fluoride, known as FLiBe. IEEE Spectrum, 15 July 2023

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First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lithium fluoride was in 1944

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“Lithium fluoride.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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