Fluoric

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Fluoric (Chem) Pertaining to, obtained from, or containing, fluorine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fluoric Pertaining to or obtained from fluor (fluor-spar).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. fluorique,

Usage

In literature:

Come, we will give it a little fluoric acid to drink.
"The Magic Skin" by Honore de Balzac
One might as well amuse himself toying with the rattlesnake or playing with fluoric acid.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 74, December, 1863" by Various
ON THE BORACIC, FLUORIC, MURIATIC, AND OXYGENATED MURIATIC ACIDS; AND ON MURIATS.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
They are like clear glass, which fluoric acid etches indelibly, but which comes out of vitriol intact.
"The Intellectual Life" by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
It is the product of decomposed granite owing to the action of fluoric acid.
"Cornwall" by G. E. Mitton
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