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ozone

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊzəʊn/

Translation of ozone in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] ozono (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) ozone depletion reducción (feminine) de la capa de ozono the ozone layer la capa de ozono
    Example sentences
    • Adding that third oxygen atom makes ozone a very pushy and highly obnoxious little molecule.
    • Water vapour, carbon dioxide, ozone, methane, nitrous oxide, and the chlorofluorocarbons are known as Greenhouse Gases.
    • The four usual agents of deterioration in the air apart from oxygen and water are sulphur dioxide, hydrogen sulphide, ozone and nitrogen dioxide.
    1.2 (bracing air) [colloquial/familiar] aire (masculine) puro
    Example sentences
    • Because of wind patterns, most ozone blows east to Fountain Hills.
    • The rain had taken the city's baseline odor of fear and body fluids and replaced it with fresh, sweet-smelling ozone.

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