Definition of Fluorine in English :

Define Fluorine in English

Fluorine meaning in English

Meaning of Fluorine in English

Pronunciation of Fluorine in English

Fluorine pronunciation in English

Pronounce Fluorine in English

Fluorine

see synonyms of fluorine

Noun

1. atomic number 9, f, fluorine

a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite

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Fluorine

see synonyms of fluorine
noun
a toxic pungent pale yellow gas of the halogen group that is the most electronegative and reactive of all the elements, occurring principally in fluorspar and cryolite: used in the production of uranium, fluorocarbons, and other chemicals. Symbol: F; atomic no: 9; atomic wt: 18.9984032; valency: 1; density: 1.696 kg/m3; relative density: 1.108; freezing pt: –219.62°C; boiling pt: –188.13°C

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Fluorine

see synonyms of fluorine
noun
a corrosive, toxic, greenish-yellow gaseous chemical element, one of the halogens and the most reactive nonmetallic element, forming fluorides with almost all known elements: symbol, F; at. no., 9
see the periodic table of elements in the Reference Supplement

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Fluorine

see synonyms of fluorine
n. Symbol F
A pale-yellow, highly corrosive, poisonous, gaseous halogen element, the most electronegative and most reactive of all the elements, existing as a diatomic gas (F2) and used in a wide variety of industrially important compounds. Atomic number 9; atomic weight 18.9984; melting point -219.67°C; boiling point -188.12°C; specific gravity of liquid 1.50 (at boiling point); valence 1. See Periodic Table.

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