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1. perfluorocarbon
2. private first class
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or PFC,

private first class.
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Noun1.PFC - a powerful greenhouse gas emitted during the production of aluminum
fluorocarbon - a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols
greenhouse emission, greenhouse gas - a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation
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Most of the interviewed nurses did not experience any difference in their professional roles when PFC was introduced.
"Steve was aware of PFC as I had previously been to one of NBSL's business advice centres.
The aim of the scheme is to reward fans by enabling them to win prizes and redeem discounts on official merchandise via presentation of a unique PIN code at the PFC Megastore at Fratton Park, UK.
* In contrast, the NCP1606 series consists of critical conduction mode PFC controllers specifically designed for use as pre-converters.
A group of young activists, many of whom have gone on to become well-known proponents of social justice, organized the original PFC. Among them was Beverley Burke, now a popular educator and writer.
In 1994, the People's Republic of China was designated a PFC, and the USTR announced in its 2004 report that it would conduct an OCR in early 2005 to evaluate China's implementation of its commitments to reduce IPR infringement.
Both winners, SFC Winn and PFC Kitchell, will now prepare for the 2005 MEDCOM competition that will be held at Ft.
(6.) Degallier N, Travassos da Rosa AP, Herve JP, Travassos da Rosa JFS, Vasconcelos PFC, Silva CJM, et al.
PFC Therapeutics will be responsible for commercial supply of Oxygent, which IL YANG will purchase from PFC, and PFC will receive a royalty from IL YANG on sales of Oxygent following commercialization in South Korea.
In addition to the regular PFC payments, Congress has authorized Market Loss payments for the last four years, which are approximately equal to PFC payments.
"We've been developing PFC as a major contender for the emerging alternative fuel market and believe this combination of forces will give the new company a critical edge as market demand grows," said Boone Pickens, who is chairman emeritus of the newly merged company and former chairman of now defunct Texas-based Mesa Inc., once one of the largest independent producers of natural gas.
In 1990, Congress enacted the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Act, which provides monies for initiatives such as noise mitigation.