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fluor·ine

 (flo͝or′ēn′, -ĭn, flôr′-)
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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fluorine

(ˈflʊəriːn) or

fluorin

n
(Elements & Compounds) 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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fluor•ine

(ˈflʊər in, -ɪn, ˈflɔr-, ˈfloʊr-)

n.
the most reactive nonmetallic element, a pale yellow, corrosive, toxic gas that occurs combined, esp. in fluorite. Symbol: F; at. wt.: 18.9984; at. no.: 9.
[1813; < French]
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fluor·ine

(flo͝or′ēn′)
Symbol F A pale-yellow, poisonous, gaseous halogen element that is highly corrosive. It is used to separate certain isotopes of uranium and to make refrigerants and high-temperature plastics. It is also added in fluoride form to the water supply to prevent tooth decay. Atomic number 9. See Periodic Table.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluorine - a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogensfluorine - 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
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
cryolite, Greenland spar - a white mineral consisting of fluorides of aluminum and sodium; a source of fluorine
fluorapatite - a form of apatite in which fluorine predominates over chlorine
fluor, fluorite, fluorspar - a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
halogen - any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
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Translations
fluoor
غاز الفلورفلور
флуор
fluor
fluorfluór
fluor
fluoro
fluor
فلوئور
fluori
फ्लोरिन
fluor
fluor
fluor
flúor
フッ素
불소플루오린
fluor
fluoras
fluors
ഫ്ലൂറിന്‍
fluor
fluór
fluor
fluorфлуор
fluor
florini
ฟลูออรีน
florflüor
фтор
flo

fluorine

[ˈflʊəriːn] Nflúor m
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fluorine

[ˈflʊəriːn] nfluor m
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fluorine

nFluor nt
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fluorine

[ˈflʊəriːn] nfluoro
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fluoride

(ˈfluəraid) noun
any of several substances containing fluorine, especially one which helps to prevent tooth decay.
fluorine (ˈfluəriːn) noun
an element, a pale greenish-yellow gas.
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fluor·ine

n. flúor, elemento químico gaseoso.
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fluorine

n flúor m
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He lived, for good reasons, in the same house as Florine, an actress for whom he wrote plays.
For more than 100 years, Bryant Park Studios has been home to some of New York City's most storied and creative artists and professionals from Norman Rockwell, Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, Fernand Leger, Florine Stettheimer and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney to Donna Karan and Liz Claiborne.
Other members of the new board are Noora Feleyfel (vice-chairwoman), Neelaja Shrotre (general secretary), Hana Buhijji (assistant general secretary), Evone Bhaskaran (Action Committee head), Florine Mathias (Action Committee assistant head), Katib Zuhair Ahmed (Labour Safety and Welfare Committee head), Rohini Hariprasad (Labour Safety and Welfare Committee assistant head), Roy Mathew (treasurer), Alka Srivastava, Sarah Patankar and Sriraj Ramesan.
Misses Florine Willi, Edythe Rogers and Lillian Snodsmith went to Hallidayboro this morning where they attended a music recital given by the piano students of Mrs.
The 4.14-acre development was assembled in two transactions with John and Lola Lowery, more than $220,000 in April 1985; and Robert and Florine Campbell, $20,000 in July 1988.
Caption: LEFTReleasing the Truth, mixed media on canvas by Florine Demosthene.
Hans Florine, Honnold's partner in a previous record-setting climb in 2012, watched from a wheelchair after being injured in a May 4 fall from the Nose.
Paintings by well-known figures from the first acknowledged waves of America's avant-garde, such as Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Malvin Gray Johnson, Florine Stettheimer, and Charles Sheeler, are installed in proximity to carved-wood sculptures by lesser-known Latino artists Jose Dolores Lopez and Patrocino Barela, expanding the received narratives about the country's flourishing multiracial art scene in the '20s and '30s.
She is the coeditor of Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (2011) and Crystal Flowers: Poems and a Libretto by Florine Stettheimer (2011).
If you find Florine Stettheimer's compositions enigmaticwith their sylph-like figures, curtain swags and spidery lace, a George Washington here or Christmas tree there, towering bouquets created from palette knife swishes of flaming orange, buttery yellow, eggplant, and magentayou're not alone.
Monica Villarica is the Princess Florine in the Bluebird grand pas de deux, with guest artist Isaiah Joel Villamater who alternates with CCD's Rufo Jeffrey Tapang.
Columbia University Libraries​ in New York City, NY for the restoration of the original and likely artist-designed frame enclosing ​Portrait of My Sister, Ettie Stettheimer, 1923 by​ Florine Stettheimer​, in addition to faithful replication of this frame for two other paintings: ​Portrait of Myself and ​Portrait of My Sister, Carrie W.