from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See fluorite.
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- n. Fluorite (symbol: F).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fluid state.
- n. Menstrual flux; catamenia; menses.
- n. See Fluorite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A liquid state.
- n. Menstrual flux.
- n. In mineralogy, fluor-spar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine
New Latin, mineral belonging to a group used as fluxes, from Latin, a flowing, from fluere, to flow; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)