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Chemical used in a cooling mechanism, such as an air conditioner or refrigerator, as the heat carrier which changes from gas to liquid and the back to gas in the refrigeration cycle. Most common commercial refrigerants are the chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) which, because of their high ozone damaging potential, are being phased out.

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The refrigerant was used to keep the thing cool and I never even knew that until someone taught me it.
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The refrigerant in my old air conditioner was no longer working strongly so I had to buy a new air conditioner for the bedroom.
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You may want to use a refrigerant when you will be shipping something that you need to keep cold for awhile.
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