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hydrochlorofluorocarbon

Definitions

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  • n. A chlorofluorocarbon with the addition of hydrogen, making it less stable and more liable to break down before reaching the ozone layer.

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  • n. a fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans; considered to be somewhat less destructive to the atmosphere

Etymologies

hydro- +‎ chlorofluorocarbon (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Meanwhile in India waste from old refrigerators - which contain hazardous chlorofluorocarbons and hydrochlorofluorocarbon gases - could triple by 2020.

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  • Meanwhile, in India, waste from old refrigerators - which contain hazardous chlorofluorocarbons and hydrochlorofluorocarbon gases - could triple by 2020.

    daytondailynews.com - News

  • In another move, GE is getting rid of hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) based refrigerants, replacing them with isobutane.

    TreeHugger

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