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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.
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(Chemistry) trademark any of a group of chemically unreactive chlorofluorocarbons used as aerosol propellants, refrigerants, and solvents
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any of a class of liquid or gaseous fluorocarbon or chlorofluorocarbon products, used as refrigerants.
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|Noun||1.||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
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