Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of fluorin and hydrogen. Also fluohydric, fluorhydric.

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

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen and fluorine; fluohydric.
  • adjective (Chem.) a colorless, mobile, volatile liquid, HF, very corrosive in its action, and having a strong, pungent, suffocating odor. It is produced by the action of sulphuric acid on fluorite, and is usually collected as a solution in water. It attacks all silicates, as glass or porcelain, is the agent employed in etching glass, and is preserved only in vessels of platinum, lead, caoutchouc, or gutta-percha.

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

  • adjective chemistry Containing hydrogen and fluorine.

Etymologies

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hydro- +‎ fluoric

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