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  • n. A fluoride.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fluoride.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To treat with the so-called ‘fluate’ solution. See fluate, 2.
  • n. In chem., a name formerly given to salts formed by the combination of fluoric acid with a metallic oxid, an earth, or an alkali: as, fluate of lime, alumina, or soda. They are properly fluorides.
  • n. A trade-name for a solution of a silico fluoride (salt of hydrofluosilicic acid) proposed for use by brushing over the surface of building-stone in order to close the pores and protect the stone from disintegration.


Compare French fluate. See fluor. (Wiktionary)



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