halocarbon

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hal·o·car·bon

 (hăl′ə-kär′bən)
n.
An organic compound, such as a fluorocarbon, that contains one or more halogens.

halocarbon

(ˌhæləʊˈkɑːbən)
n
(Chemistry) chem a compound of carbon and halogen in which halogen atoms have taken the place of some or all of the hydrogen atoms
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Noun1.halocarbon - one of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
fluorocarbon - a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols
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Organic halogen compounds are formed by reaction of chlorine with organic wastewater compounds.