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Definition of CFC noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



NAmE//ˌsi ɛf ˈsi//
[countable, uncountable]
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the abbreviation forchlorofluorocarbon(a type of gas used especially in aerosols (= types of containers that release liquid in the form of a spray). CFCs are harmful to the layer of the gas ozone in the earth's atmosphere.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: CFC