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chlorocarbon

[klawr-uh-kahr-buh n, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈkɑr bən, ˌkloʊr-/
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1.
a chemical compound containing carbon and chlorine, as carbon tetrachloride, or containing carbon, chlorine, and hydrogen, as chloroform.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; chloro-2 + carbon
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  • The impact of the chlorocarbon industry on the ozone layer.

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