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Meaning of fluoroplastic

fluor•o•plas•tic

Pronunciation: (floor"u-plas'tik, flôr"-, flōr"-), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. any of the plastics, as Teflon, in which hydrogen atoms of the hydrocarbon chains are replaced by fluorine atoms. Also called
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