Meaning of “CFC” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˌsiːefˈsiː/

abbreviation for chlorofluorocarbon: a type of gas used in some fridges (= containers for keeping food cold) and aerosols (= containers for making liquids come out in small drops), which damages the layer of gases around the Earth

(Definition of “CFC” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)