ozone

Part of speech: noun

A colorless gas with a pungent odor.

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Usage examples "ozone":

  1. Should we really be thankful when politicians, in order to discuss such things, jet to other countries, destroy the ozone layer, waste energy, produce noise pollution, and do it all with tax money? - "Down-with-the-Cities", Nakashima, Tadashi.
  2. Many who were with difficulty rescued, and who finally recovered, averred that they experienced an overcoming odor, acid and penetrating, such as is peculiar to ozone when manufactured in a chemical laboratory. - "A Republic Without a President and Other Stories", Herbert Ward.
  3. Cold as the wind had grown, the thrill kept me warm, mingling in my veins with ozone. - "The Motor Maid", Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson.