Word Focus

focusing on words and literature

Definitions and Synonyms of cfc | Another word for cfc | What is cfc?

Definition 1: a fluorocarbon with chlorine; formerly used as a refrigerant and as a propellant in aerosol cans - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where cfc or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the chlorine in CFCs causes depletion of atmospheric ozone

Synonyms for cfc in the sense of this definition

(cfc is a kind of ...) waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil

(cfc is a kind of ...) a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols

(cfc is a kind of ...) a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation

(... is a kind of cfc ) a fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans; considered to be somewhat less destructive to the atmosphere

(... is a kind of cfc ) any one or more chlorofluorocarbons (or related compounds) that are used as an aerosol propellant, organic solvent, or refrigerant

More words

Another word for cf.

Another word for cf

Another word for cezanne

Another word for ceylonite

Another word for ceylonese

Another word for cfo

Another word for cftr

Another word for cgs

Another word for cgs system

Another word for ch'i

Other word for ch'i

ch'i meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce ch'i