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fluorinate

[floo r-uh-neyt, flawr-, flohr-] /ˈflʊər əˌneɪt, ˈflɔr-, ˈfloʊr-/
verb (used with object), fluorinated, fluorinating. Chemistry.
1.
to treat or combine with fluorine.
Origin of fluorinate
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; fluorine + -ate1
Related forms
fluorination, noun
unfluorinated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fluorinate

fluorinate

/ˈflʊərɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
to treat or combine with fluorine
Derived Forms
fluorination, noun
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