trihydrofluoride etymology

English word trihydrofluoride comes from English tri-, English hydrofluoride

Detailed word origin of trihydrofluoride

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
hydrofluoride English (eng) (chemistry) A compound of hydrofluoric acid with an organic base such as an amine.
trihydrofluoride English (eng) Any compound having three hydrofluoride moieties.

Words with the same origin as trihydrofluoride

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong