HyperDic: hcfc

English > 1 sense of the word HCFC:
NOUNsubstanceHCFC, hydrochlorofluorocarbona fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans
English > HCFC: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans; considered to be somewhat less destructive to the atmosphere.
Synonymhydrochlorofluorocarbon
Broaderchlorofluorocarbon, CFCA fluorocarbon with chlorine

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