halon definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a few halocarbons used as fire-extinguishing agents.
    • A hydrocarbon for which one or more hydrogen atoms are changed by halogens
    • a compound when the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have-been changed by bromine alongside halogen atoms; very steady; utilized in fire extinguishers although it is thought to discharge bromine that depletes the ozone layer

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