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f loo roh kor buhn

  • n  a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols

  • Is the spray can about to go the way of the giant moa? For the past two years it has seemed so, because evidence has mounted that fluorocarbon, which is used as a propellant in .
  • 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%.
  • 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.

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