fluorocarbon fluorocarbon  /f ˌlʊ roʊ ˈkɑr bən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols

Usage(s):

  1. According to the NRC report, if the fluorocarbon release continues at the 1973 rate, it could ultimately deplete the three-mile-thick ozone layer by as much as 7%.
  2. A few years later, when scientists could not find enough fissionable uranium to build the Abomb, Simons rescued the jar of fluorocarbon from a filing cabinet.
  3. A fluorocarbon mixture, Fluosol can dissolve and carry vast amounts of oxygen, thus doing the work of blood while giving the body a chance to replenish its own supply.

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    SYSPRO, a developer of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning software for on-premise and cloud-based utilization, today announced that SYSPRO ERP software has been selected to drive the efficient growth of Precision Fluorocarbon Inc.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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