tetrafluoride

[ te-truh-floo r-ahyd, -flawr-, -flohr- ]
/ ˌtɛ trəˈflʊər aɪd, -ˈflɔr-, -ˈfloʊr- /
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noun Chemistry.

a fluoride containing four fluorine atoms.

Nearby words

  1. tetradynamous,
  2. tetraethyl,
  3. tetraethyl lead,
  4. tetraethyl pyrophosphate,
  5. tetraethyllead,
  6. tetrafluoroethene,
  7. tetrafluoroethylene,
  8. tetrafunctional,
  9. tetragon,
  10. tetragonal

Origin of tetrafluoride

First recorded in 1905–10; tetra- + fluoride

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