di·​chlo·​ro·​di·​flu·​o·​ro·​meth·​ane | \ (ˌ)dī-ˌklȯr-ə-ˌdī-ˌflu̇r-ə-ˈme-ˌthān How to pronounce dichlorodifluoromethane (audio) \

Definition of dichlorodifluoromethane

: a chlorofluoromethane CCl2F2

Examples of dichlorodifluoromethane in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additional testing found detectable levels of propanol, acetone, dichlorodifluoromethane, chloromethane, naphthalene in the air as well. Cameron Knight, Cincinnati.com, "Frustrated by months of silence, leaders to hold meeting on Winton Terrace air quality," 12 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of dichlorodifluoromethane

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Dichlorodifluoromethane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dichlorodifluoromethane. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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di·​chlo·​ro·​di·​flu·​o·​ro·​meth·​ane | \ -ˌdī-ˌflu̇r-ə-ˈmeth-ˌān How to pronounce dichlorodifluoromethane (audio) \

Medical Definition of dichlorodifluoromethane

: a nontoxic nonflammable gas CCl2F2 used as a refrigerant and as a propellant

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