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fluorinate

[ floor-uh-neyt, flawr-, flohr- ]
/ 藞fl蕣蓹r 蓹藢ne瑟t, 藞fl蓴r-, 藞flo蕣r- /
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verb (used with object), fluor路i路nat路ed, fluor路i路nat路ing.Chemistry.
to treat or combine with fluorine.
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Origin of fluorinate

First recorded in 1930鈥35; fluorine + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM fluorinate

fluor路i路na路tion, nounun路fluor路i路nat路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fluorinate

fluorinate
/ (藞fl蕣蓹r瑟藢ne瑟t) /

verb
to treat or combine with fluorine

Derived forms of fluorinate

fluorination, noun
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