Hydrofluorocarbon definition

hīdrō-flo͝orə-kärbən, -flôr-
Any of a group of organic compounds that contain carbon, fluorine, and hydrogen, used as refrigerants and in other products in place of chlorofluorocarbons.
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A halocarbon containing hydrogen, fluorine, and carbon: used as an alternative to chlorofluorocarbons as being less harmful to the atmosphere.
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Noun

Singular:
hydrofluorocarbon
Plural:
hydrofluorocarbons