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CFC

abbr.
chlorofluorocarbon
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CFC

abbreviation for
(Elements & Compounds) chlorofluorocarbon
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CFC

chlorofluorocarbon.
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CFC

Abbreviation of chlorofluorocarbon See under fluorocarbon.
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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fluorocarbon - a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols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
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Translations

CFC

N ABBR =chlorofluorocarbonCFC m
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CFC

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

abbr of chlorofluorocarbonFCKW m
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CFC

[ˌsiːɛfˈsiː] n abbr =chlorofluorocarbon CFCs nplCFC m
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DLA Piper, a member of the CFC, organised an investor day to make the case for African opportunities to its clients while the Casablanca Stock Exchange hosted a Morocco investment day at the London Stock Exchange.
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CFC had agreed in principal to purchase Northern for an undisclosed amount of cash, stock and notes.
CFC's origins can be traced to 1958, when electric cooperative leaders began to publicly recognize the need for new sources of financing to supplement lending programs of the Rural Electrification Administration (REA), now the USDA Rural Utilities Service.
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In a testament to its commitment to supporting SME's to expand their business in the region Commercial Facilities Company (CFC), successfully funded over 700 clients during 2014 through business loans.
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