freon

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See also: Freon, freón, and fréon

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Genericization of the Chemours trademark "Freon"

Noun[edit]

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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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

freon m (plural freonen)

  1. Freon

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian friōnd, friūnd, from Proto-Germanic *frijōndz. Compare English friend, Dutch vriend, Low German frund, German Freund, Danish frænde.

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freon c (plural freonen)

  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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