[free-on] /ˈfri ɒn/

a brand name for any of a class of liquid or gaseous fluorocarbon or chlorofluorocarbon products, used chiefly as refrigerants.
trademark any of a group of chemically unreactive chlorofluorocarbons used as aerosol propellants, refrigerants, and solvents

refrigerant chemical, 1932, proprietary name in U.S. for fluorocarbons used in refrigeration technology. “The name was apparently constructed from fre(eze) + -on used as an arbitrary suffix” [Flood].


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