Definition of Hydrofluorocarbon

1. Noun. A fluorocarbon emitted as a by-product of industrial manufacturing.

Exact synonyms: Hfc
Generic synonyms: Fluorocarbon, Greenhouse Emission, Greenhouse Gas



Definition of Hydrofluorocarbon

1. Noun. A haloalkane that contains no chlorine, being composed entirely of carbon, hydrogen, and fluorine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrofluorocarbon

hydroentangling
hydroextractor
hydroextractors
hydroferricyanic
hydroferrocyanic
hydrofield
hydrofields
hydrofining
hydrofluate
hydrofluates
hydroflumethiazide
hydrofluoric
hydrofluoric acid
hydrofluorination
hydrofluorinations
hydrofluorocarbon (current term)
hydrofluorocarbons
hydrofluosilicate
hydrofluosilicates
hydrofluosilicic
hydrofluosilicic acid
hydroflurocarbon
hydrofoil
hydrofoil craft
hydrofoils
hydroformed
hydroforming
hydroformylation
hydroformylations
hydrofracking

Literary usage of Hydrofluorocarbon

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1. Energy Policies of Iea Countries: Italy 2003 Review by IEA Staff, Agencia Internacional de la Energía, Agence internationale de l'énergie, Iea, International Energy Agency, SourceOECD (Online service) (2003)
"... hour GWP global warming potential HFC hydrofluorocarbon IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IEA International Energy Agency IEP International Energy ..."

2. Personal Cars and China =: Si Ren Jiao Che Yu Zhongguo by National Research Council (U.S.), Zhongguo gong cheng yuan (2003)
"... HCCI homogeneous charge compression ignition HCFC hydrochlorofluorocarbon HEV hybrid electric vehicle HFC hydrofluorocarbon hp horsepower HVAC heating, ..."

3. Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemicals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2007)
"In studies of a hydrofluorocarbon (HFC-134a) and a hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC-141b), asthmatics were not identified as a susceptible population; ..."

4. Energy Policies of IEA Countries: United Kingdom 2002 Review by International Energy Agency (2002)
"Between 1995, the year the UK decided to use as the base for fluorinated gases, and 1999, hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions fell by 60%; ..."

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