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  • abbreviation hydrochlorofluorocarbon

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  • initialism organic chemistry hydrochlorofluorocarbon, a class of molecules containing hydrogen, chlorine, fluorine, and carbon atoms

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


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