noun Date: 1936 a chlorofluoromethane CCl2F2

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  • dichlorodifluoromethane — /duy klawr oh duy floor oh meth ayn, flawr ; duy klohr oh duy floor oh meth ayn; flohr /, n. Chem. a colorless, slightly water soluble, nonflammable gas, CCl2F2, that boils at 29°C: used chiefly as a propellant in aerosols and as a refrigerant.… …   Universalium

  • dichlorodifluoromethane — noun A chlorofluorocarbon halomethane formerly used as a refrigerant and aerosol spray propellant, now banned in many countries because of its effects on the ozone layer …   Wiktionary

  • dichlorodifluoromethane — An easily liquefiable gas used as a refrigerant and aerosol propellant. * * * di·chlo·ro·di·flu·o·ro·meth·ane .dī .flu̇r ə meth .ān n a nontoxic nonflammable gas CCl2F2 used as a refrigerant and as a propellant * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • dichlorodifluoromethane — n. gas used as a propellant in aerosols and as a refrigerant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dichlorodifluoromethane — di·chlo·ro·di·flu·o·ro·methane …   English syllables

  • dichlorodifluoromethane — /daɪˌklɔroʊdaɪˌflʊəroʊˈmiθeɪn/ (say duy.klawrohduy.floouhroh meethayn) noun a colourless, nonflammable gas, CCl2F2, used as a refrigerant, and as a propellant in aerosols and fire extinguishers. {di 1 + chlor 2 + o + di 1 + fluor 1 + …   Australian English dictionary

  • dichlorodifluoromethane — The chemical substance (CCl2F2) used in automotive air conditioning systems to absorb, carry, and release heat. A member of the fluorocarbon family. Usually referred to as refrigerant or R 12 …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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