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fluorinate

[floo r-uh-neyt, flawr-, flohr-]
verb (used with object), fluor·i·nat·ed, fluor·i·nat·ing. Chemistry.
  1. to treat or combine with fluorine.
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Origin of fluorinate

First recorded in 1930–35; fluorine + -ate1
Related formsfluor·i·na·tion, nounun·fluor·i·nat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fluorinate

fluorinate

verb
  1. to treat or combine with fluorine
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Derived Formsfluorination, noun
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