ozonide

[ oh-zuh-nahyd, oh-zoh- ]
/ ˈoʊ zəˌnaɪd, ˈoʊ zoʊ- /

noun Chemistry.

any compound, usually explosive, formed by the addition of ozone to the double or triple bond of an organic compound.

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Origin of ozonide

1865–70; ozon- + -ide
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British Dictionary definitions for ozonide

ozonide
/ (əʊˈzəʊnaɪd) /

noun

any of a class of unstable explosive compounds produced by the addition of ozone to a double bond in an organic compound
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