from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Containing hydrogen and fluorine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen and fluorine; fluohydric.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of fluorin and hydrogen. Also fluohydric, fluorhydric.
"You don't really need to be afraid of the term hydrofluoric acid."
More recently, an accident in August 2009 at ExxonMobil's Joliet, Ill., refinery -- a VPP site -- injured two workers and released a highly toxic chemical called hydrofluoric acid, prompting an air pollution lawsuit from the state attorney general and citations from OSHA.
"We use a product called hydrofluoric acid," said Tim Goines, vice president of USW Local
(on camera) That's because inside this refinery there's a dangerous chemical called hydrofluoric acids, and it's the terrorists 'lethal weapon.
(on camera): That's because inside this refinery there's a dangerous chemical called hydrofluoric acid, and it's the terrorists 'lethal weapon.
Novel environmentally benign acid systems, including solid acids, are developed to overcome difficulties connected with toxic acids such as hydrofluoric or sulfuric acid.
Although the Detroit producers made free use of 'hydrofluoric acid', the metallic ping-pong tone wrested from the Rolf Harris Stylophone, they also often based tracks on funky basslines; acid techno, in contrast was predicated entirely on the Stylophone.
The cylindrical chamber, 4 feet long and 3 feet in diameter, will simulate the Venusian atmosphere, complete with 1,300 pounds per square inch of pressure, temperatures of 900 degrees Fahrenheit and hydrofluoric acid.
Oil refineries, chemical companies and water treatment facilities use and store large quantities of high hazard chemicals -- chlorine or sulfur dioxide gas, hydrofluoric acid, and anhydrous ammonia are the most common and the most dangerous -- putting thousands of people in the surrounding community at risk in the event of a release.
Several workers said a Dec. 22 leak of hydrofluoric acid at the plant likely could have been averted if the union workers were on the job -- a claim denied by Honeywell.
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