What does halocarbon mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. halocarbon(noun)

    one of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens


  1. halocarbon(Noun)

    any compound formally derived from a hydrocarbon by replacing at least one hydrogen atom with a halogen, but especially by replacing all hydrogen atoms with halogen(s)


  1. Halocarbon

    Halocarbon compounds are chemicals in which one or more carbon atoms are linked by covalent bonds with one or more halogen atoms resulting in the formation of organofluorine compounds, organochlorine compounds, organobromine compounds, and organoiodine compounds. Chlorine halocarbons are the most common and are called organochlorides. Many synthetic organic compounds such as plastic polymers, and a few natural ones, contain halogen atoms; they are known as halogenated compounds or organohalogens. Organochlorides are the most common industrially used organohalides, although the other organohalides are used commonly in organic synthesis. Except for extremely rare cases, organohalides are not produced biologically, but many pharmaceuticals are organohalides. Notably, many pharmaceuticals such as Prozac have trifluoromethyl groups.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of halocarbon in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of halocarbon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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Translations for halocarbon

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  • HalogenkohlenwasserstoffGerman

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