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[oh-zuh-nahyz, oh-zoh-]
verb (used with object), o·zon·ized, o·zon·iz·ing.
  1. to impregnate or treat with ozone.
  2. to convert (oxygen) into ozone.
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verb (used without object), o·zon·ized, o·zon·iz·ing.
  1. (of oxygen) to become converted into ozone.
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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
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Derived Formsozonization or ozonisation, nounozonizer or ozoniser, noun
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