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CFC

abbr.
chlorofluorocarbon

CFC

abbreviation for
(Elements & Compounds) chlorofluorocarbon

CFC

chlorofluorocarbon.

CFC

Abbreviation of chlorofluorocarbon See under fluorocarbon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.CFC - 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"
HCFC, hydrochlorofluorocarbon - a fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans; considered to be somewhat less destructive to the atmosphere
pollutant - waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil
fluorocarbon - a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols
Freon - any one or more chlorofluorocarbons (or related compounds) that are used as an aerosol propellant, organic solvent, or refrigerant
greenhouse emission, greenhouse gas - a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation
Translations

CFC

N ABBR =chlorofluorocarbonCFC m

CFC

[ˌsiːɛfˈsiː] n abbr (=chlorofluorocarbon) → CFC m

CFC

abbr of chlorofluorocarbonFCKW m

CFC

[ˌsiːɛfˈsiː] n abbr =chlorofluorocarbon CFCs nplCFC m
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The same test applies where the CFC is the manufacturer and operates a branch or branches that sell the products for use or consumption outside the CFCs jurisdiction.
The strong trade in CFCs is but one example of a growing international environmental crime problem.
Schedule M reporting should be conformed to Form 5472 so that the same tax package request can be issued for CFCs and non-CFCs.
According to an unnamed official in the EPA's Criminal Enforcement Division, illegal CFCs rank close to cocaine as some of the most profitable contraband coming across the U.
Petersburg University in Russia and his colleagues, suggested that volcanoes account for a large proportion of the CFCs in the atmosphere.
Such smuggling has been increasing since the United States, in keeping with an environmental treaty, banned imports and the production of CFCs a year ago.
The major manufacturers had voluntarily agreed to phase-out the most widely used CFCs, those known as R-11 and R-12, long before the legal phaseout date.
So it's very important that owners of CFC equipment stop leaks, conserve CFCs and begin planning immediately for conversion or replacement of CFC units.
However, provisions limiting such deferral apply to foreign corporations that are CFCs (generally, foreign corporations more than 50% owned by U.
As several conference papers will attest, rigid foamers have achieved much success in replacing ozone-destroying CFCs with HCFCs, which have lower ozone-depletion potential (ODP).
On-going collection of CFC revenues, which are not dependent upon the RCF's construction, provide an important protection to the TIFIA loan.
If rents or royalties are received or accrued from a partnership with one or more partners that are CFCs, such rents or royalties will be treated as received or accrued from a CFC for purposes of the CFC lookthrough rule of Sec.