Definition of HCFC noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

HCFC

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌeɪtʃ siː ef ˈsiː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌeɪtʃ siː ef ˈsiː//
 
(chemistry)
 
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the abbreviation for hydrochlorofluorocarbon (a type of gas used especially in aerosols (= types of container that release liquid in the form of a spray) instead of CFC, as it is less harmful to the layer of the gas ozone in the earth’s atmosphere)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: HCFC