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Fluorine

Flu´or`ine   Pronunciation: flū´ǒr`ĭn or flū´ǒr`ēn; 104
n.1.(Chem.) A non-metallic, gaseous element of atomic number 9, strongly acid or negative, and associated with chlorine, bromine, and iodine, in the halogen group of which it is the first member. It always occurs combined, is very active chemically, and possesses such an avidity for most elements, and silicon especially, that it can neither be prepared nor kept in glass vessels, but may be contained in lead vessels. If set free it immediately attacks a containing glass vessel, so that it was not isolated until 1886. It is a pungent, corrosive, colorless gas. Symbol F. Atomic weight 19.00.
Noun1.fluorine - a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
Synonyms: atomic number 9, F
atomic number 9, chemical element, cryolite, element, F, fluor, fluorapatite, fluorite, fluorspar, gas, Greenland spar, halogen
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