See also: Freon, freón, and fréon

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EtymologyEdit

Genericization of the Chemours trademark "Freon"

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freon (countable and uncountable, plural freons)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of several non-flammable refrigerants based on halogenated hydrocarbon including R-12, R-22, and R-23.
  2. (refrigeration, slang) A gaseous ozone-depleting refrigerant
  3. (environmentalism, slang) A chlorofluorocarbon

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freon m

  1. freon

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DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfreːɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fre‧on

NounEdit

freon m (plural freonen)

  1. Freon

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian friōnd, friūnd, from Proto-Germanic *frijōndz.

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freon c (plural freonen, diminutive freontsje)

  1. friend (male)
    • 1978, Nije Fryske Bibeloersetting, 2 Samuel 15:37:
      Sa kaam Davids freon Chûsai yn ’e stêd oan, krekt doe’t Absalom yn Jeruzalem oankaam.
      So David’s friend Hushai came into the city, as Absalom came into Jerusalem.

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  • freon”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011