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[oh-zuh-nahyz, oh-zoh-]
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verb (used with object), o·zon·ized, o·zon·iz·ing.
  1. to impregnate or treat with ozone.
  2. to convert (oxygen) into ozone.
verb (used without object), o·zon·ized, o·zon·iz·ing.
  1. (of oxygen) to become converted into ozone.
Also especially British, o·zon·ise.

Origin of ozonize

First recorded in 1840–50; ozon- + -ize
Related formso·zon·iza·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ozonize



verb (tr)
  1. to convert (oxygen) into ozone
  2. to treat (a substance) with ozone
Derived Formsozonization or ozonisation, nounozonizer or ozoniser, noun
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