ozonous

ozonous

[oh-zuh-nuhs, oh-zoh-]
adjective
of or containing ozone.

Origin:
1885–90; ozon- + -ous

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ozone (ˈəʊzəʊn, əʊˈzəʊn)
 
n
1.  Technical name: trioxygen 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
2.  informal clean bracing air, as found at the seaside
 
[C19: from German Ozon, from Greek: smell]
 
ozonic
 
adj
 
'ozonous
 
adj

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