from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used 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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- proper n. Any of several non-flammable refrigerants based on halogenated hydrocarbon including R-12, R-22, and R23.
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- n. any one or more chlorofluorocarbons (or related compounds) that are used as an aerosol propellant, organic solvent, or refrigerant
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