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  • n. Alternative spelling of Freon.


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  • Because the traditional foam insulation, the product that had been specified in the 1970 Shuttle designs, the product that was used up until 1997, was made by injecting polymer with chlorofluorocarbons -- "freon" -- compounds whose use was severely limited under the 1991 Montreal Protocol.

    Extend Shuttle- Close The Gap - NASA Watch

  • "freon" -- compounds whose use was severely limited under the 1991 Montreal Protocol.

    First He's In - Then He's Out - Then He's Back In - NASA Watch

  • This hot water is used to vaporize an organic fluid with a low boiling point (such as freon) in a reverse-flow heat-exchanger (a boiler).

    Chapter 15

  • Rankine-cycle engines have been designed that use organic materials (such as freon) instead of water as the working fluid.

    Chapter 15

  • "This is the older type of freon which isn't in refrigerators made today," Roche said.

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  • Maybe the refrig. is working overtime due to a loss of freon?? johanson

    April- May electric bill 3400 pesos

  • I have seen everything you listed except the department store dummy, but would add paint cans, freon cannisters, old TV's, and other stuff that are hazmat if you try to take them to the dump!

    One Trigger, Or Two?

  • The 26-year-old shrugs it off with the kind of freon cool you can feel through the telephone.

    Esperanza Spalding's Grammy hasn't changed her low-key style

  • The air is thick and the freon in the ACs is supplied by old-timey CIA Mengele-trained quacks.

    Matthew Yglesias » Executions in 2009

  • Recently, The Poison Control Center has received several calls (with one reported death) concerning teenagers abusing freon-containing products.

    Freon Abuse


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