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fluorocarbon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Compounds
fluorocarbonfluo‧ro‧car‧bon /ˌflʊərəʊˈkɑːbən $ ˌflʊroʊˈkɑːr-/ noun [countable]  HCCany chemical that contains fluorine and carbon the problem of pollution from fluorocarbons CFC
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fluorocarbonThe Pertex shell has a fluorocarbon hydrophilic coating which is very effective in showers - water just rolls off.Vastly more fluorocarbons must have been released in the industrialised north.
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