Meaning of OZONE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈəuzəun ]

n. 1 Chem. a colourless unstable gas with a pungent odour and powerful oxidizing properties, used for bleaching etc. °Chem. formula: O[3]. 2 colloq. a invigorating air at the seaside etc. b exhilarating influence. øozone-friendly (of manufactured articles) containing chemicals that are not destructive to the ozone layer. ozone layer a layer of ozone in the stratosphere that absorbs most of the sun's ultraviolet radiation. øøozonic adj. ozonize (also -ise). ozonization n. ozonizer n. [G Ozon f. Gk, neut. pres. part. of ozo smell]

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