UK [ˌsiː ef ˈsiː] / US [ˌsɪ ef ˈsɪ] noun [countable]
Word forms "CFC":
singular CFC plural CFCs chemistry
chlorofluorocarbon: a gas used in fridges and in some aerosol containers. CFCs are not often used any more because they damage the ozone layer of the Earth's atmosphere.

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  • CFC — simb. TS chim. clorofluorocarburo …   Dizionario italiano

  • CFC — [ˌsi: ef ˈsi:] n chlorofluorocarbon a gas used in ↑fridges and ↑aerosol cans, believed to be responsible for damaging the ↑ozone layer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • CFC — [ ,si ef si ] noun count chlorofluorocarbon: a gas used in REFRIGERATORS and in some AEROSOL containers. CFCs are not often used anymore because they damage the OZONE LAYER of the Earth s atmosphere …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • CFC — (chlorofluorocarbon) type of greenhouse gas, one of the gases thought to be responsible for the hole in the ozone layer (Ecology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • CFC — ► ABBREVIATION ▪ chlorofluorocarbon, any of a class of synthetic compounds of carbon, hydrogen, chlorine, and fluorine, used as refrigerants and aerosol propellants and harmful to the ozone layer …   English terms dictionary

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