uranium tetrafluoride


Definition of uranium tetrafluoride

: a green crystalline nonvolatile compound UF4 that is usually made from uranium dioxide and hydrogen fluoride above 500°C or from uranium metal and fluorine and that is used in making uranium hexafluoride

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“Uranium tetrafluoride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uranium%20tetrafluoride. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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