[ UK /flˈɔːɹəkˌɑːbən/ ]
[ US /ˌfɫɔɹoʊˈkɑɹbən, ˌfɫʊɹoʊˈkɑɹbən/ ]
  1. a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols
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How To Use fluorocarbon In A Sentence

  • Three preparation methods for fluorocarbon oil and its properties and applications are introduced in this paper.
  • Water vapour, carbon dioxide, ozone, methane, nitrous oxide, and the chlorofluorocarbons are known as Greenhouse Gases.
  • Because the traditional foam insulation, the product that had been specified in the 1970 Shuttle designs, the product that was used up until 1997, was made by injecting polymer with chlorofluorocarbons -- "freon" -- compounds whose use was severely limited under the 1991 Montreal Protocol. Extend Shuttle- Close The Gap - NASA Watch
  • Use 12 - to 16-pound fluorocarbon for strength and low visibility. Late-Summer Bass Fishing Tips: Where and How to Catch Largemouths
  • But I also think fluorocarbon is kind of a mixed bag, and I’m not really committed to it. Uncategorized Blog Posts
  • The protocol restricts the manufacture and use of human-made, ozone-depleting compounds, such as chlorofluorocarbons and halons.
  • This process also breaks off bits of the fluorine from the cryolite, which escapes the smelter in the form of perfluorocarbons PFCs—these are the most noxious of greenhouse gases, trapping thousands of times more heat than carbon dioxide. THE STORY OF STUFF
  • Do any of your product, equipment or service utilize a Chlorofluorocarbon CFC?
  • In 1974 Mario Molina and Sherwood Rowland showed that chlorine compounds formed by the photochemical decomposition of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC or "Freon" gases) could decompose the stratospheric ozone. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1995 - Presentation Speech
  • For example, chlorofluorocarbons have been used in the second half of the 20th century as nonflammable refrigerants, industrial solvents, foaming agents, and aerosol propellants.
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