Meaning of chlorotrifluoromethane

chlo•ro•tri•fluor•o•meth•ane

Pronunciation: (klôr"ō-trī-floor"ō-meth'ān, -flôr"- klōr"ō-trī-floor"-, -flōr"-), [key]
— n.
  1. a colorless gas, CClF, used chiefly as a refrigerant, in the hardening of metals, and in pharmaceutical processing. Also called
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