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tetrafluoroethene (ˈtɛtrəˌflʊərəʊˈɛθiːn)
chem Also called: tetrafluoroethylene a dense colourless gas that is polymerized to make polytetrafluorethene (PTFE). Formula: F2C:CF2
[C20: from tetra- + fluoro- + ethene]

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