fluor fluor  /f ˈlu ər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • We have in Mexico considerable manganese ore and fluor spar, as well, two articles found in very small quantities in the United States.

News

  1. Final Glance: Construction companies

    Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading: Fluor fell $1.36 or 2.2 percent, to $60.21. Foster Wheeler fell $.10 or .4 percent, to $22.89. Quanta Services Inc. fell $.52 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Midday Glance: Construction companies

    Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Fluor fell $1.17 or 1.9 percent, to $60.40. Foster Wheeler rose $.01 or percent, to $23.00. Quanta Services Inc. fell $.43 or 1.6 percent, ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Fluor Announces Adjustment of Conversion Rate for 1.5% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2024

    Fluor Corporation announced today that the conversion rate applicable to its outstanding 1.5% Convertible Senior Notes due 2024 has been adjusted to 36.6729 from 36.2815, effective June 4, 2013, subject to further adjustment as provided in the governing indenture.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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