trifluoride

[ trahy-floo r-ahyd, -flawr-, -flohr- ]
/ traɪˈflʊər aɪd, -ˈflɔr-, -ˈfloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

a fluoride containing three atoms of fluorine.

Nearby words

  1. trifid foot,
  2. trifle,
  3. trifling,
  4. triflingly,
  5. trifluoperazine,
  6. trifluorochloromethane,
  7. trifluralin,
  8. trifocal,
  9. trifocal lens,
  10. trifold

Origin of trifluoride

First recorded in 1840–50; tri- + fluoride

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