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fluoroplastic

[floo r-uh-plas-tik, flawr-, flohr-] /ˌflʊər əˈplæs tɪk, ˌflɔr-, ˌfloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any of the plastics, as Teflon, in which hydrogen atoms of the hydrocarbon chains are replaced by fluorine atoms.
Also called fluoropolymer
[floo r-uh-pol-uh-mer, flawr-, flohr-] /ˌflʊər əˈpɒl ə mər, ˌflɔr-, ˌfloʊr-/ (Show IPA)
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