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Definition of chlorofluorocarbon noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

chlorofluorocarbon

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌklɔroʊˈflɔrəˌkɑrbən//
 
, NAmE//ˌklɔroʊˈflʊrəˌkɑrbən//
 
(chemistry)
 
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a CFC; a compound containing carbon, fluorine, and chlorine, that is harmful to the ozone layer
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: chlorofluorocarbon