a material used to coat cooking utensils and in industrial applications where sticking is to be avoided
Having an undamageable reputation (by analogy with nonstick Teflon surfaces).
Multiple film, resin, coatings, fabric and surface protectors made with PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) or fluoropolymer and surfactants not made with PTFE.
Origin: Trade name.
"Teflon" is the third single released from Slightly Odway, the debut album from Australian alternative rock band, Jebediah. It was released on 23 March 1998 and reached number 41 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart.
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The numerical value of teflon in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of teflon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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Some bullets… such as ones coated with Teflon, really are specifically designed to defeat bullet proof vests, and we think they should remain illegal.
The market's Teflon capabilities continue to demonstrate themselves again today as they have in the last week such that any signs of negativity are for the most part being shrugged off.
So far, nothing they've done seems to bother fans, it's the Teflon sport. No matter what happens ratings go up, attendance goes up, revenue goes up. It seems to be immune to any kind of scandal.
In my view, one of the toughest challenges to overcome was fabricating controlled hairy surfaces, one of our postdoctoral associates, Jose Alvarado, figured out how to manufacture these test surfaces; he devised a way to cast the hairs in acrylic molds using a teflon-like coating to facilitate the release of the final structures.
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