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



BrE BrE//ˌeɪtʃ ef ˈsiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌeɪtʃ ef ˈsiː//
[countable, uncountable]
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the abbreviation for hydrofluorocarbon (a type of gas used especially in aerosols (= types of container that release liquid in the form of a spray). HFCs are not harmful to the layer of the gas ozone in the earth’s atmosphere.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: HFC