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  1. halon(noun)

    a compound in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have been replaced by bromine and other halogen atoms; very stable; used in fire extinguishers although it is thought to release bromine that depletes the ozone layer

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  1. halon(Noun)

    A hydrocarbon in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by halogens

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