ozone

01. The earth will receive more ultraviolet rays as the [ozone] is destroyed.
02. The destruction of the [ozone] has resulted in serious eye injury to sheep in the south of Argentina.
03. There is now a noticeable hole in the [ozone] over the Antarctic region.
04. The newest technology for keeping swimming pools free of germs is [ozone].
05. Strangely enough, the presence of smog can actually help protect our [ozone] from further destruction by CFCs.
06. As the [ozone] thins, there will be more and more cases of skin cancer.
07. Scientists don't know if the [ozone] can be repaired, or if so, how long it will take.
08. Studies have revealed that gas-powered lawn mowers contribute 7 percent of the [ozone] pollution in the United States.
09. There is a distinct smell of [ozone] in the big cities.
10. The destruction of the [ozone] could lead to the destruction of our entire planet.
11. Experts say you should avoid midday or afternoon outdoor exercise when [ozone] smog levels are high.
12. In 1974, scientists first warned that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) produced by spray cans and air conditioners are destroying the [ozone] layer.
13. In 1996, a study showed that a global campaign to lower production of chemicals that damage the [ozone] layer has succeeded, and that by 2010 the [ozone] layer will have begun to recover, and by 2050 the Antarctic [ozone] "hole" will have closed.
14. The so-called hole in our [ozone] is actually just an area which is thinner than normal.
15. The [ozone] layer is vital to life because it blocks dangerous radiation coming from the sun.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • ozone — ozone …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • ozone — [ ozon; ɔzɔn ] n. m. • 1840; du p. prés. du gr. ozein « exhaler une odeur » ♦ Chim. Gaz bleu, odorant, dangereux à respirer, dont la molécule se compose de trois atomes d oxygène (O3). Propriétés antiseptiques et bactéricides de l ozone. Ozone… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ozone — o zone ([=o] z[=o]n or [ o]*z[=o]n ), n. [Gr. o zwn smelling, p. pr. of o zein to smell. See {Odor}.] (Chem.) A colorless gaseous substance ({O3}) obtained (as by the silent discharge of electricity in oxygen) as an allotropic form of oxygen,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ozoné — ozoné, ée (o zo né, née) adj. Voy. ozonisé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ozone — (n.) 1840, from Ger. Ozon, coined in 1840 by German chemist Christian Friedrich Schönbein (1799 1868) from Gk. ozon, neuter prp. of ozein to smell (see ODOR (Cf. odor)). So called for its pungent odor …   Etymology dictionary

  • ozone — s. m. [Química] O mesmo que ozono …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ozone — *air, atmosphere, ether …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ozone — ► NOUN 1) a pungent, toxic form of oxygen with three atoms in its molecule, formed in electrical discharges or by ultraviolet light. 2) informal fresh invigorating air. ORIGIN German Ozon, from Greek ozein to smell …   English terms dictionary

  • ozone — [ō′zōn΄] n. [Fr < Gr ozein, to smell < IE base * od > L odor] 1. an unstable, pale blue gas, O3, with a penetrating odor: it is an allotropic form of oxygen, formed usually by a silent electrical discharge in air, and is used as an… …   English World dictionary

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  • Ozone —  Pour l’article homophone, voir O Zone. Ozone …   Wikipédia en Français

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