1. fluorocarbon

noun. ['ˌflʊroʊˈkɑːrbən, ˌflɔroʊˈkɑːrbən'] a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols.


  • hydrofluorocarbon
  • perfluorocarbon
  • chlorofluorocarbon
  • CFC
  • HFC
  • tetrafluoroethylene
  • halocarbon

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Rhymes with Fluorocarbon

  • hydrocarbon
  • karban
  • farben
  • darbonne

Sentences with fluorocarbon

1. Noun, singular or mass
These fish fight hard, so use a substantial line of heavy duty fluorocarbon or braided line.

2. Verb, base form
Ammonia refrigeration systems operate in a similar manner to fluorocarbon systems, but have several key differences.