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fluorocarbon

flu·o·ro·car·bon

fluorocarbon

 
pronunciation:
flu ro kar bihn [or] flo ro kar bihn
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of various organic chemical compounds resulting from the substitution of fluorine for hydrogen in a hydrocarbon, used in refrigeration, lubrication, plastic and resin manufacture, as a fire extinguisher, and formerly as the propellant in aerosol cans.
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