Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: halon
IPA transcription: [h'eɪl,ɑn]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: halon
    Meaning: a compound in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon have been replaced by bromine and other halogen atoms; very stable; used in fire extinguishers although it is thought to release bromine that depletes the ozone layer
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