Usage examples for fluorine

  1. As most of the various accelerators are compounds of bromine, with either chlorine or fluorine combination, they partake somewhat of the nature of these latter, giving results which can be detected by the experienced operator. – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  2. But if truth, pure, abstract, and free from anything of a mythical nature, is always to remain unattainable by us all, philosophers included, it might be compared to fluorine, which cannot be presented by itself alone, but only when combined with other stuffs. – Essays of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  3. The same is true to some extent with the compounds formed with iodine, bromine, and fluorine. – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  4. Except that I don't think it's right to employ any people with silicone body- tissues where they're going to breathe fluorine- tainted air. – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr