Definition of fluate in US English:

fluate

noun

historical
  • 1Chemistry. A salt made by combining fluoric (hydrofluoric) acid with a base; a fluoride.

  • 2Also with capital initial. A preparation of fluosilicates applied as a solution to building stone in order to harden and improve its surface.

Origin

Late 18th century.

Pronunciation

fluate

/ˈfluːeɪt/