from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless gas, CHF3, which liquefies at 20° C., under the pressure of 40 atmospheres. It is an analogue of chloroform and iodoform and is formed from these substances by the action of silver fluoride. Also called trifluor methane.

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  • noun organic chemistry The haloform CHF3 that is the fluorine analogue of chloroform

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  • noun colorless gas haloform CHF3 (similar to chloroform)


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