halocarbon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n halocarbon one of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens
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Usage


In news:

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In science:

HCl and HF are well-known as upper atmospheric trace gases, primarily the product of photo-dissociation of man-made halocarbons.
Measurements of HCl and HF above Arizona from 1970 to 2012
With the reduction in the production of such halocarbons following the 1987 Montreal protocol the strong early increases in the amounts of HCl and HF have stopped.
Measurements of HCl and HF above Arizona from 1970 to 2012
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