Meaning of OZONE in English

OZONE

■ noun

1》 an unstable, pungent, toxic form of oxygen with three atoms in its molecule, formed in electrical discharges or by ultraviolet light.

2》 Brit. informal fresh invigorating air.

Derivatives

ozonic adjective

Origin

C19: from Ger. Ozon , from Gk ozein 'to smell'.

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