Fluoropolymer

fluoroplastic

[floor-uh-plas-tik, flawr-, flohr-]
noun Chemistry.
any of the plastics, as Teflon, in which hydrogen atoms of the hydrocarbon chains are replaced by fluorine atoms.
Also called fluoropolymer [floor-uh-pol-uh-mer, flawr-, flohr-] .


Origin:
fluoro- + plastic

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