Meaning of chlorotrifluoroethylene

chlo•ro•tri•fluor•o•eth•yl•ene

Pronunciation: (klôr"ō-trī-floor"ō-eth'u-lēn", -flôr"- klōr"ō-trī-floor"-, -flōr"-), [key]
— n.
  1. a colorless, flammable gas, CHClF, that polymerizes to form oils, greases, and waxes.
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