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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Univalent fluorine, or a compound of fluorine, especially a binary compound of fluorine with a more electropositive element.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In chem., a compound of fluorin with another element.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A binary compound of fluorine with another element or radical.
  • noun (Min.) fluorite, CaF2. See Fluorite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry Any salt of hydrofluoric acid; for example, potassium fluoride.
  • noun chemistry A binary compound of fluorine and another element or radical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a salt of hydrofluoric acid

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[fluor(ine) + –ide.]

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fluor(ine) + -ide

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