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ozone US English

A colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerful oxidizing properties, formed from oxygen by electrical discharges or ultraviolet light. It differs from normal oxygen (O2) in having three atoms in its molecule (O3)

ozone hole US English

A region of marked thinning of the ozone layer in high latitudes, chiefly in winter, attributed to the chemical action of chlorofluorcarbons and other atmospheric pollutants. The resulting increase in ultraviolet light at ground level gives rise to an increased risk of skin cancer

ozone layer US English

A layer in the earth’s stratosphere at an altitude of about 6.2 miles (10 km) containing a high concentration of ozone, which absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation reaching the earth from the sun

ozone-friendly US English

(Of manufactured products) not containing chemicals that are destructive to the ozone layer

ozone English-Spanish

ozono m

ozone-benign English-Spanish

→ ozone-friendly

ozone-depleting English-Spanish

que reduce la capa de ozono

ozone-friendly English-Spanish

que no daña la capa de ozono

chemicals which are destructive of the ozone layer in destructive English-Spanish

productos químicos que destruyen la capa de ozono