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

Definition 1: a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols - [noun denoting substance]

(fluorocarbon is a kind of ...) one of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens

(... is a kind of fluorocarbon ) a fluorocarbon with chlorine; formerly used as a refrigerant and as a propellant in aerosol cans

"the chlorine in CFCs causes depletion of atmospheric ozone"

(... is a kind of fluorocarbon ) a fluorocarbon emitted as a by-product of industrial manufacturing

(... is a kind of fluorocarbon ) a powerful greenhouse gas emitted during the production of aluminum

(... is a kind of fluorocarbon ) a flammable gaseous fluorocarbon used in making plastics (polytetrafluoroethylene resins)

(fluorocarbon belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

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