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A trademark for a variety of nonflammable gaseous or liquid fluorinated hydrocarbons employed primarily as working fluids in refrigeration and air conditioning and as aerosol propellants.


(Chemistry) trademark any of a group of chemically unreactive chlorofluorocarbons used as aerosol propellants, refrigerants, and solvents


(ˈfri ɒn)
any of a class of liquid or gaseous fluorocarbon or chlorofluorocarbon products, used as refrigerants.
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Noun1.Freon - any one or more chlorofluorocarbons (or related compounds) that are used as an aerosol propellant, organic solvent, or refrigerant
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
CFC, chlorofluorocarbon - 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"
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Tenders are invited for Freon gas r22 with 10 kg cylinder
as earlier reported, which was billowing from the machine room on the first floor of Robinsons, was actually leaking Freon gas.
The name itself is a neologism--a combination of Freon and Amok, the two publishers that merged to form the new entity.
The Sagami General Depot does not store ammunition or radiological materials," he said, adding that the building contained canisters of compressed gases such as nitrogen, oxygen, Freon and air.
2), where low-grade heat source (ground water), transmits heat to freon in the evaporator 2, the freon is boiling, and that steam absorbed with compressor 1, it is compressed.
Ocials later found tanks of acetylene, freon and oxygen in his car at the airport but say they do not know what they would have been used for.
As the ad claims, Freon was a remarkable ingredient, non-flammable and non-explosive and safe to use on virtually any surface, including skin.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Two workers died from Freon gas inhalation while working on clearing a junk ship on Saturday in the province of yzmir.
In 2009, a distributor alerted DuPont to potential counterfeiting of DuPont[TM] Suva[R] and DuPont[TM] Freon IP brands.
This includes proper load balancing and correct Freon levels.
The pressure in the air-conditioners may have risen, compressing the refrigerant freon gas inside.
Work in the computer offices came to a halt last night when a film of freon gas, which is used as a refrigeration agent, surrounded D Block at the DSS site at Benton Park Road, Longbenton.