from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An inert liquid or gaseous halocarbon compound in which fluorine replaces some or all hydrogen molecules, used as aerosol propellants, refrigerants, solvents, and lubricants and in making plastics and resins.
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- n. any derivative of a hydrocarbon in which every hydrogen atom has been replaced by fluorine
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- n. a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols
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But I also think fluorocarbon is kind of a mixed bag, and I’m not really committed to it.
All Answers from bigjake wrote 3 weeks 3 days ago larger fish can sport some pretty impressive chompers, fluorocarbon leaders are a good investment on waters that may hold large eyes '
I fish fluorocarbon occasionally as a leader on braid when bass fishing.
For the new year, one hot thing seems to be fluorocarbon lines.
Most common rig is tipping the bitter end of the line with 3 - 6 'of Seaguar fluorocarbon tied off into a' fish finder rig '.
Use 12 - to 16-pound fluorocarbon for strength and low visibility.
From the bridge, Howell eyes my fluorocarbon leader disapprovingly.
I don't like braided line - I go for heavier mono and fluorocarbon with a titanium leader.
It tested well above 100% line strength for Mono and Braid and was above 100% with fluorocarbon.