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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fluorocarbon - a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols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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Aggregate business interest income is netted against aggregate business interest expense of all CFCs in the CFC group.
The conferees intend that non-economic transactions intended to affect tax attributes of CFCs and their U.S.
Almost 79 percent, or 65,740, of CFCs for Tax Year 2008 were concentrated in three major industrial sectors: (1) services; (2) goods production; and (3) distribution and transportation of goods.
Notice 2008-91 extends the exception for loans held by the CFC that are repaid within 60 days from the time incurred (and allows the CFC to elect to exclude them under section 956 from the definition of "obligation"), as long as the CFC does not hold obligations that would be investments in U.S.
The question of whether a controlled foreign corporation (CFC) may enter into a contract manufacturing arrangement while still meeting the manufacturing exception to the FBCSI rules has been a matter of contention between taxpayers and the IRS for over three decades.
FDA has tentatively concluded that there are no substantial technical barriers to formulating epinephrine as a product that does not release CFCs. Under the proposed rule, epinephrine MDIs containing CFCs would be removed from the market by the end of 2010.
Mexico was one of 189 nations to sign the 1987 agreement, which committed signatories to eliminate production of CFCs by 2010.
The unusual warmth defused CFCs and allowed ozone molecules, which form spontaneously in the stratosphere, to regenerate and shrink the hole.
The recovery and destruction of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) from car air conditioner units have become compulsory in Japan from Tuesday under a new CFC recovery and destruction law.
According to the police, Sakurai and Fukuie attempted to smuggle some 24,000 cans of the CFCs on a container ship which arrived at Oi pier in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward around July 10 from Vietnam.
But what illegal CFCs lack in cultural cachet, they make up for in volume and profitability.
in Midland, Mich., has developed a technique that uses pure carbon dioxide, instead of CFCs and HCFCs, as the propellant, or blowing agent, in the manufacture of polystyrene foam.