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Noun: sulfur hexafluoride
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: sulphur hexafluoride)
  1. A colorless gas that is soluble in alcohol and ether; a powerful greenhouse gas widely used in the electrical utility industry
    - sulphur hexafluoride [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: fluoride, GHG, greenhouse emission, greenhouse gas

Encyclopedia: Sulfur hexafluoride