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trifluoride

[trahy-floo r-ahyd, -flawr-, -flohr-] /traɪˈflʊər aɪd, -ˈflɔr-, -ˈfloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a fluoride containing three atoms of fluorine.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; tri- + fluoride
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  • Dysprosium can be prepared by reduction of the trifluoride with calcium.
  • Vigorous reactions with bromine trifluoride and chlorine trifluoride.

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