hydrogen fluoride

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hydrogen fluoride (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) a colourless fuming liquid or gas, having a molecular formula of HF; it dissolves in water to form hydrofluoric acid and has many industrial uses including the production of Teflon and the refining of uranium; it corrodes skin, flesh and bone, and any skin contact must be avoided

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