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a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine

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The heat-absorbing properties of the molecules is attributed to the electrical properties of the carbon-fluorine bond.
He also discovered new classes of glycosidase inhibitors with therapeutic potential, and recently developed the first enzyme capable of carbon-fluorine bond formation.
But the presence of the carbon-fluorine bonds, which are very strong, also makes these molecules extremely resistant to degradation, with the result that they have been detected globally in water, soil, sediment, wildlife and --alarmingly--in human blood.
As a result, carbon-fluorine bonds have higher energy and are stronger than C-H bonds.
UKPRwire, Wed Mar 04 2015] Fluoropolymers are high performing polymers characterized by numerous strong carbon-fluorine bonds.