fluoric

[floo-awr-ik, -or-]
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adjective

Chemistry. pertaining to or obtained from fluorine.
Mineralogy. of, relating to, or derived from fluorite.

Nearby words

  1. fluorescent antinuclear antibody test,
  2. fluorescent lamp,
  3. fluorescent microscope,
  4. fluorescent screen,
  5. fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test,
  6. fluoridate,
  7. fluoridation,
  8. fluoride,
  9. fluoride number,
  10. fluoridization

Origin of fluoric

From the French word fluorique, dating back to 1780–90. See fluor-, -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for fluoric

fluoric

adjective

of, concerned with, or produced from fluorine or fluorspar
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