Definition of Freons

1. freon [n] - See also: freon



Medical Definition of Freons

1. A group of halogenated hydrocarbons, usually based on methane, containing one or more fluorine and/or other halogen atoms. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freons

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

Literary usage of Freons

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1. The Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation Program: Technology Profiles (1993)
"... particularly chlorinated compounds and freons, that would not have been possible with commercial mercury vapor lamps. Very rapid and efficient ..."

2. The London Medical Gazette (1845)
"Hence, his second certificate of examination would be that of the Royal College of Sur- freons. This, 1 repeat, would be the natural order, and generally ..."

3. China in the World Economy: The Domestic Policy Challenges by OECD Staff, Charles A Pigott (2002)
"The artificial sources of chlorine and bromine which cause accelerating depletion of the stratospheric ozone layer are chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs of freons) ..."

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