dichlorodifluoromethane

noun
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

First Known Use of dichlorodifluoromethane

1936, in the meaning defined above

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dichlorodifluoromethane

noun
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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