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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fluorocarbon - a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols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