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o·zone

 (ō′zōn′)
n.
1. An unstable, poisonous allotrope of oxygen, O3, that is formed naturally in the ozone layer from atmospheric oxygen by electric discharge or exposure to ultraviolet radiation, also produced in the lower atmosphere by the photochemical reaction of certain pollutants. It is a highly reactive oxidizing agent used to deodorize air, purify water, and treat industrial wastes.
2. Informal Fresh, pure air.

[German Ozon, from Greek ozon, neuter present participle of ozein, to smell.]

o·zo′nic (ō-zō′nĭk, ō-zŏn′ĭk), o′zon′ous (ō′zō′nəs) adj.

ozone

(ˈəʊzəʊn; əʊˈzəʊn)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless gas with a chlorine-like odour, formed by an electric discharge in oxygen: a strong oxidizing agent, used in bleaching, sterilizing water, purifying air, etc. Formula: O3; density: 2.14 kg/m3; melting pt: –192°C; boiling pt: –110.51°C. Technical name: trioxygen
2. informal clean bracing air, as found at the seaside
[C19: from German Ozon, from Greek: smell]
ozonic, ˈozonous adj

o•zone

(ˈoʊ zoʊn, oʊˈzoʊn)

n.
1. a form of oxygen, O3, produced when an electric spark or ultraviolet light passes through air or oxygen, that in the upper atmosphere absorbs ultraviolet rays, thereby preventing them from reaching the earth's surface, but that near the earth's surface is a harmful irritant and pollutant: used commercially for bleaching, oxidizing, etc.
3. fresh air.
[< German Ozon (1840) < Greek ózōn, present participle of ózein to smell]
o•zon•ic (oʊˈzɒn ɪk, oʊˈzoʊ nɪk) adj.

o·zone

(ō′zōn′)
A poisonous, blue form of oxygen that has three atoms per molecule rather than the usual two. It is produced by electricity passing through air, as in a lightning strike, and also by the sun's radiation reacting with ordinary oxygen or with the pollutants in smog. Ozone is used commercially in water purification, in air conditioning, and as a bleach.
Did You Know? For the Earth's organisms, including people, ozone can be a lifesaver or a threat to health, depending on how high it is found in the atmosphere. The ozone that lingers in the lower atmosphere is a pollutant and contributes to respiratory diseases like asthma. But in the upper atmosphere, ozone protects us from the more severe forms of the sun's radiation. The region of the atmosphere in which ozone is most concentrated is known as the ozone layer, which lies from about 10 to 20 miles (16 to 32 kilometers) above the Earth. Because ozone absorbs certain wavelengths of harmful ultraviolet radiation, this layer acts as an important protection for life on the Earth. In recent years the ozone has thinned or disappeared in parts of the ozone layer, creating an ozone hole that lets in dangerous amounts of ultraviolet radiation. Ozone holes are created in part by the presence of certain industrial or commercial chemicals released into the atmosphere.

ozone

One of the two allotropes of oxygen, existing as O3. It is a bluish gas with a penetrating smell.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ozone - a colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold waterozone - a colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold water; a strong oxidizing agent; can be produced by electric discharge in oxygen or by the action of ultraviolet radiation on oxygen in the stratosphere (where it acts as a screen for ultraviolet radiation)
atomic number 8, O, oxygen - a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
Translations
اوزون: نَوع من الأوكسجينغَازُ الأُوزُونِهَواء مُنْعِش
ozón
frisk luftozon
otsoni
ozon
ózon
hressandi loftósón
オゾン
오존
grynas jūros orasozonas
ozonssvaigs/jūras gaiss
čerstvý morský vzduchozón
ozon
ozon
ก๊าซโอโซน
ozontemiz hava
khí Ozon

ozone

[ˈəʊzəʊn]
A. Nozono m
B. CPD ozone hole Nagujero m de ozono
ozone layer Ncapa f de ozono

ozone

nOzon nt

ozone

:
ozone depletion
nOzonabbau m, → Abnahme fder Ozonschicht
ozone-friendly
adj spray etcohne Treibgas pred, → FCKW-frei
ozone hole
nOzonloch nt
ozone layer
nOzonschicht f; a hole in the ozoneein Ozonloch nt
ozone levels
plOzonwerte pl
ozone-safe
ozone shield
nOzonschicht f

ozone

[ˈəʊzəʊn] nozono

ozone

(ˈouzəun) noun
1. fresh (sea) air.
2. a type of oxygen.

ozone

غَازُ الأُوزُونِ ozón ozon Ozon όζον ozono otsoni ozone ozon ozono オゾン 오존 ozon ozon ozon ozônio, ozono озон ozon ก๊าซโอโซน ozon khí Ozon 臭氧

ozone, O

n. agente poderoso, forma tóxica de oxígeno.

ozone

n ozono
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