[ klawr-oh-trahy-floor-oh-meth-eyn, -flawr-; klohr-oh-trahy-floor-, -flohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr oʊ traɪˌflʊər oʊˈmɛθ eɪn, -ˌflɔr-; ˌkloʊr oʊ traɪˌflʊər-, -ˌfloʊr- /
a colorless gas, CClF3, used chiefly as a refrigerant, in the hardening of metals, and in pharmaceutical processing.
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What does “Promethean” mean?
Also called trifluorochloromethane.
Words nearby chlorotrifluoromethane
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