"chlorofluorocarbon" in the noun sense
1. chlorofluorocarbon, CFC
a fluorocarbon with chlorine formerly used as a refrigerant and as a propellant in aerosol cans
"the chlorine in CFCs causes depletion of atmospheric ozone"
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