[ hahy-druh-floor-oh-kahr-buhn, ‐flawr‐, ‐flohr‐ ]
/ ˌhaɪ drəˈflʊər oʊˌkɑr bən, ‐ˈflɔr‐, ‐ˈfloʊr‐ /
an organic compound composed of hydrogen, fluorine, and hydrogen, used most commonly in refrigeration and air conditioning: An international accord to phase out hydrofluorocarbons was reached at the October summit on climate change.Abbreviation: HFC
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