Definition of Freon

1. Noun. Any one or more chlorofluorocarbons (or related compounds) that are used as an aerosol propellant, organic solvent, or refrigerant.

Language type: Trademark
Generic synonyms: Cfc, Chlorofluorocarbon



Definition of Freon

1. Proper noun. (organic compounds) Any of several non-flammable refrigerants based on halogenated hydrocarbon including R-12, R-22, and R23. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of Freon) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freon

1. a refrigerant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freon

frenulum preputii clitoridis
frenulum pudendi
frenulum valvae ileocaecalis
frenulum veli medullaris superioris
frenulums
frenum
frenums
frenzical
frenzied
frenziedly
frenziedness
frenzies
frenzily
frenzy
frenzying
freon (current term)
freons
frequence
frequences
frequencies
frequency
frequency-response characteristic
frequency-response curve
frequency-shift keying
frequency analysis
frequency assignment
frequency band
frequency channel
frequency curve
frequency distribution

Literary usage of Freon

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1. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for ...edited by Peter M. Eller edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"... 7602 (IR); QUARTZ in coal mine dust, 7603 freon, also see Refrigerants freon 11, ... 1017 freon 21, see DICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE, 2516 freon 113, ..."

2. Worker Deaths in Confined Spaces: A Summary of Surveillance Findings and edited by Thomas R. Bender (1996)
"The chemical name for the solvent used in the degreaser is 1, 1,2 Trichloro - 1, 2, 2 trifluoroethane, commonly referred to as freon 113. ..."

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