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chlorotrifluoroethylene

[klawr-oh-trahy-floo r-oh-eth-uh-leen, -flawr-; klohr-oh-trahy-floo r-, -flohr-] /ˌklɔr oʊ traɪˌflʊər oʊˈɛθ əˌlin, -ˌflɔr-; ˌkloʊr oʊ traɪˌflʊər-, -ˌfloʊr-/
noun
1.
a colorless, flammable gas, C 2 H 2 ClF, that polymerizes to form oils, greases, and waxes.
Origin of chlorotrifluoroethylene
chloro-2 + tri- + fluor-1 + -o- + ethylene
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