fluorination etymology

English word fluorination comes from English fluorine, English -ation

Detailed word origin of fluorination

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fluorine English (eng) (chemistry, countable) A single atom of this element.. (uncountable) The chemical element (symbol F) with an atomic number of 9.
-ation English (eng) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.
fluorination English (eng) (chemistry) The introduction of fluorine into a compound by means of a chemical reaction.

Words with the same origin as fluorination

Descendants of fluorine
ammonium fluoride antifluoridationist borofluoride difluoride flox fluoridation fluoride fluorinate heptafluoride hexafluoride magnesium fluoride monofluoride nitrosyl fluoride pentafluoride polyvinylidene fluoride potassium fluoride radon fluoride sulfuryl fluoride tetrafluoride trifluoride
Descendants of -ation
accreditation aspiration aspirational authorization cancellation characterization flirtation fragmentation gravitate instrumentation ionization legalization manipulation oxygenation pigmentation realisation realization relaxation retardation sanitation socialization specialization starvation synchronisation transportation