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tetrafluoride

[te-truh-floo r-ahyd, -flawr-, -flohr-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a fluoride containing four fluorine atoms.
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Origin of tetrafluoride

First recorded in 1905–10; tetra- + fluoride
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  • At 500-600 it is attacked strongly, with formation of the tetrafluoride.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891

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