ALL meanings of chlorofluoromethane

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  • noun chlorofluoromethane any of a series of gaseous or volatile methanes substituted with chlorine and fluorine and containing little or no hydrogen: used as refrigerants and, formerly, as aerosol propellants until scientists became concerned about depletion of the atmospheric ozone layer. 1
  • noun chlorofluoromethane (organic chemistry) Any halogenated derivative of methane containing both chlorine and fluorine; but especially CH2ClF, sometimes used as a refrigerant. 0
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