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halocarbon definition

  • noun:
    • A compound, eg a fluorocarbon, that comprises of carbon and another or higher halogens.
    • any element formally based on a hydrocarbon by changing at least one hydrogen atom with a halogen, but particularly by changing all hydrogen atoms with halogen(s)
    • certainly one of different substances of carbon and some of the halogens
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