from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various, often chemical molecules formed by the attachment of ozone to a double bond or triple bond in an organic compound as an intermediate in ozonolysis.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A substance formerly supposed to contain as a constituent ozone or the specially active form of oxygen. The term is sometimes rather vaguely applied to a substance capable of producing ozone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun chemistry the
univalent anion, O3-, derived from ozone
- noun chemistry any dark red
saltof this anion and a metal
- noun chemistry any of a number of
explosive organiccompounds containing a -O-O-O- group
- noun chemistry any of a class of
heterocycles, containing two carbonatoms (in positions 3 and 5) and three oxygenatoms (in positions 1, 2 and 4) produced by the reaction of ozone with a carbon to carbon double bond; the 1,2,4- trioxolanes
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any of a class of unstable chemical compounds resulting from the addition of ozone to a double bond in an unsaturated compound
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