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ozonolysis

[oh-zuh-nol-uh-sis, oh-zoh-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. the reaction of ozone with hydrocarbons.
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Origin of ozonolysis

First recorded in 1930–35; ozono- + -lysis
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British Dictionary definitions for ozonolysis

ozonolysis

noun
  1. chem the process of treating an organic compound with ozone to form an ozonide: used to locate double bonds in molecules
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