Definition of ozone-friendly in English:

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(Of manufactured products) not containing chemicals that are destructive to the ozone layer: [attributive]: ozone-friendly aerosols [predicative]: some fridges are claiming to be ozone-friendly
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  • At first she was disappointed that I was making so much drama over a haircut, but after an hour or so she softened up and went to Wal-Mart, returning with a bag full of ozone-friendly hair products.
  • HFCs were originally introduced as an ozone-friendly alternative to CFCs; however, they are now recognized as a powerful greenhouse gas, with as much as 4,000 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide.
  • The new product, HFC - 134a, is regarded as the best ozone-friendly replacement for CFC - 12, which is used in refrigerators, air conditioners, as aerosol propellants and in producing foam plastics.

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