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Definition of HCFC noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



NAmE//ˌeɪtʃ si ɛf ˈsi//
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a type of gas used especially in aerosols (= types of containers 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 (the abbreviation forhydrochlorofluorocarbon)
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: HCFC