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Meaning of “CFC” - Learner’s Dictionary

CFC

noun [C]     /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 EarthEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
Translations of “CFC”
in Chinese (Traditional) 含氯氟烴,氯氟化碳…
in Russian фторхлористый углерод…
in Turkish kloroflorokarbon, soğutucu gaz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含氯氟烃,氯氟化碳…
in Polish CFC…
(Definition of CFC from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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