[ floor-oh-fos-feyt, flawr-, flohr- ]
/ ˌflʊər oʊˈfɒs feɪt, ˌflɔr-, ˌfloʊr- /
Save This Word!
a salt or ester of a fluorophosphoric acid.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Words nearby fluorophosphate
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for fluorophosphate
Diisopropyl fluorophosphate has since become a potential agent for chemical warfare.