Definition of fluoropolymer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌflo͝orōˈpäləmər/ Pronunciation: /ˌflôr-/


An organic polymer containing fluorine atoms, such as polytetrafluoroethylene.
Example sentences
  • A second plasma then decomposes the fluoropolymer releasing reactive fluorine atoms which then eat into the silicon.
  • The architects considered many options for the roof materials and finally chose an ultra-violet-stable fluoropolymer, ethylene tetrafluoroethylene, welded into cushions.
  • For example, a single material might offer the flexibility of a urethane and the lubricity of a fluoropolymer or PTFE.

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Syllabification: fluor·o·pol·y·mer

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