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chlorofluorocarbon
noun

How to pronounce chlorofluorocarbon:

Definition of chlorofluorocarbon:

chlorofluorocarbon (noun):
a fluorocarbon with chlorine; formerly used as a refrigerant and as a propellant in aerosol cans.
any of several simple gaseous compounds that contain carbon, chlorine, fluorine, and sometimes hydrogen, that are used as refrigerants, cleaning solvents, and aerosol propellants and in the manufacture of plastic foams, and that are believed to be a major cause of stratospheric ozone depletion

Synonyms for chlorofluorocarbon:

cfc
fluorocarbon
freon
greenhouse emission
greenhouse gas
hydrochlorofluorocarbon
pollutant
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