Complete Definition of "ozone"

English
Etymology
From AGr. á½Î¶Î¿Î½, neuter participle of á½Î¶Ï
Pronunciation
audio|en-us-ozone.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
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  1. chemistry An allotrope of oxygen (symbol O<sub>3</sub>) having three atoms in the molecule instead of the usual two; it is a blue gas, generated from oxygen by electrical discharge; it is poisonous and highly reactive, but in the upper atmosphere it protects life on Earth from ultraviolet radiation.
  2. (informally but erroneously) Fresh air, especially that breathed at the seaside and smelling of seaweed.

Derived terms
ozone layer

Translations
trans-top|O<sub>3</sub>
Chinese:
:Mandarin: è­æ°§ (chòuyÇng)
Croatian: t-|hr|ozon|m
French: t+|fr|ozone|m
German: t+|de|Ozon|n
Greek: t+|el|Ïζον|n|sc=Grek
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Hebrew: :he:×××××|×××××
Italian: t+|it|ozono|m
Portuguese: t-|pt|ozônio|m
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trans-top|fresh air
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French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /É.zÉn/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /O.zOn/

Noun
ozone m

  1. ozone (O<sub>3</sub>)

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