Definition of CFC in English:

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CFC

noun

Short for chlorofluorocarbon.
Example sentences
  • Man–made CFCs are the main cause of ozone depletion in the stratosphere.
  • CFCs are very stable in the troposphere.
  • The manufacture and use of CFCs in industry has been severely curtailed following the Montrol Protocol and subsequent amendments.

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Syllabification: CFC

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