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hydrofluorocarbon

Saltos de línea: hydro|fluoro|car¦bon
Pronunciación: /ˌhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈflʊərə(ʊ)ˌkɑːb(ə)n
 
, -ˈflɔː-/
(abbreviation: HFC)

Definición de hydrofluorocarbon en inglés:

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Chemistry
Any of a class of partly chlorinated and fluorinated hydrocarbons, used as an alternative to CFCs in foam production, refrigeration, and other processes.
Example sentences
  • Environmentally safe alternatives, such as carbon dioxide, hydrocarbons and hydrofluorocarbons, will serve as blowing agents instead.
  • The appliance, automotive and building industries have switched from freons to hydrofluorocarbons for home refrigerators, car air conditioners and cooling systems in commercial buildings.
  • These compounds are called hydrofluorocarbons and are not as destructive to the earth's protective layer.

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