Definition of fluoroform in English:

fluoroform

noun

Chemistry
  • A gas, inert chemically and physiologically, which is the fluorine analogue of chloroform and is used as a fire suppressant and a working fluid in refrigeration.

Origin

Late 19th century. From fluoro- + -form. Compare French fluoroforme.

Pronunciation

fluoroform

/ˈflɔːrəfɔːm//ˈflʊərəfɔːm/