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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several volatile, inert, saturated compounds (from which it takes its name) formerly used as a refrigerant and as a propellant in aerosol cans

Usage examples (33)
  • Second, bad actors -- be they international chlorofluorocarbon
  • In a vicious circle, a single chlorofluorocarbon molecule can estroy 100 billion ozone molecules.
  • PHILLIPS: I want to hear Miles say chlorofluorocarbon, whatever that big word was, about six times.
  • When a chlorofluorocarbon molecule gets there, it comes into contact with and destroys the ozone layer. for more
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