Freon meaning

frē'ŏn'
(organic chemistry) Any of several non-flammable refrigerants based on halogenated hydrocarbon including R-12, R-22, and R-23.
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Alternative spelling of freon.
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A trademark for a variety of nonflammable gaseous or liquid fluorinated hydrocarbons employed primarily as working fluids in refrigeration and air conditioning and as aerosol propellants.
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Any of a series of gaseous or low-boiling, inert, nonflammable compounds of fluorine, carbon, and often chlorine: used as refrigerants, solvents, and aerosol propellants.
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