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CFC

noun [C]     /ˌsiː.efˈsiː/
abbreviation for chlorofluorocarbon : a gas used in fridges and, in the past, in aerosols (= a metal container in which liquids are kept under pressure and forced out in drops ): CFCs cause damage to the ozone layer .Specific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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