[oh-zoh-kuh-rahyt, -suh-rahyt, oh-zoh-seer-ahyt] /oʊˈzoʊ kəˌraɪt, -səˌraɪt, ˌoʊ zoʊˈsɪər aɪt/
a waxlike mineral resin; mineral wax.
a brown or greyish wax that occurs associated with petroleum and is used for making candles and wax paper Also called earth wax, mineral wax
1. variant of before a vowel: ozonide.
[oh-zohn, oh-zohn] /ˈoʊ zoʊn, oʊˈzoʊn/ noun 1. a form of oxygen, O 3 , with a peculiar odor suggesting that of weak chlorine, produced when an electric spark or ultraviolet light is passed through air or oxygen. It is found in the atmosphere in minute quantities, especially after a thunderstorm, is a powerful oxidizing agent, […]
adjective 1. not harmful to the ozone layer; using substances that do not produce gases harmful to the ozone layer: an ozone-friendly refrigerator adjective not containing chemicals that damage the ozone layer
noun 1. any part of the ozone layer that has become depleted by atmospheric pollution, resulting in excess ultraviolet radiation passing through the atmosphere. ozone hole A severe depletion of ozone in a region of the ozone layer, particularly over Antarctica and over the Arctic. The depletion is caused by the destruction of ozone by […]