uranium hexafluoride

noun uranium hexa·flu·o·ride \ -ˌhek-sə-ˈflȯr-ˌīd , -ˈflu̇r- \
|Updated on: 17 Jul 2018

Definition of uranium hexafluoride

: a volatile compound UF6 of uranium and fluorine that is used in one major process of enriching uranium in uranium 235

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