from The Century Dictionary.

  • Obtained from or containing fluor-spar or fluorin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to fluor.

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  • adjective geology Containing fluorite.
  • adjective organic chemistry organofluorine (attributive)


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  • The idea is well supported by the fact that the stability, flexibility, and selectivity in gas storage, separation, and catalytic properties of porous materials will be largely improved by substitution of hydrogen atoms with fluorine to make fluorous pores.

    R&D Mag - News 2009


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