Propellant vs Dichlorodifluoromethane - What's the difference?

propellant | dichlorodifluoromethane |


As nouns the difference between propellant and dichlorodifluoromethane

is that propellant is anything that propels while dichlorodifluoromethane is (organic compound) a chlorofluorocarbon halomethane formerly used as a refrigerant and aerosol spray propellant, now banned in many countries because of its effects on the ozone layer.

As an adjective propellant

is .

propellant

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Alternative forms

* propellent

Noun

(wikipedia propellant) (en noun)
  • anything that propels
  • fuel, oxidizer, reaction mass or mixture for one or more engines (especially internal combustion engines or jet engines) that is carried within a vehicle prior to use
  • the compressed gas in a pressurised container (especially an aerosol can) that is used to expel its content
  • Adjective

    (head)
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    dichlorodifluoromethane

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia dichlorodifluoromethane)
  • (organic compound) A chlorofluorocarbon halomethane formerly used as a refrigerant and aerosol spray propellant, now banned in many countries because of its effects on the ozone layer.