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1. fluorine

noun. ['ˈflʊˌriːn, ˈflɔˌriːn'] 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.

Synonyms

  • halogen
  • fluorapatite
  • fluorspar
  • fluor
  • element
  • fluorite
  • cryolite
  • atomic number 9
  • F
  • chemical element
  • Greenland spar

Antonyms

  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
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  • software

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Words that Rhyme with Fluorine

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Example sentences of the word fluorine


1. Noun, singular or mass
Potassium has an electronegativity of 0.8 while fluorine has an electronegativity of 4.0 The difference is 3.2.

2. Predeterminer
This oxidizing capability decreases down the halogen group, with fluorine the strongest oxidizing agent.

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