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ozone
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Definition a colorless gas (O3)
  • Spray cans are no longer allowed to use ozone-depleting chemicals as propellant.
  • Taraka screamed as Siddhartha rode toward him upon a white horse, the air crackling and smelling of ozone: "No, Binder!
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • Zeus's lightning bolt appeared in his hand, a shaft of electricity that filled the whole room with the smell of ozone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan's Curse
  • The panels had started to slide apart, letting in a whiff of .... ozone?
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • As I got nearer to him, the air crackled and smelled of ozone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Its air is not breathable for long, being contaminated with nitrous oxide and too much ozone.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • Yesterday we're in Ozone Park.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • The sky seethed with ozone, leaking a scent hot and electric.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • Otir swords met again and the air charged with ozone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • There had been a crackle of electricity and a small odor of ozone when he slipped the positive cable onto its terminal.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • The electric sound of the Launcher's charge filled the air just as Thomas got a whiff of burnt ozone.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Lightning had struck somewhere nearby; there was a smell in the street of ozone, eclipsing even the fragrance of sauerkraut and bagels.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • They could smell the sweet odor of ozone.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • A blue spark was playing inside the motor, crackling and making ozone.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • The smell of ozone made him lightheaded, but he kept his shell of air intact.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Undisputed King of the Ozone Destroyers," says a man's voice.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • I was overcome with the power of the feelings that hovered in the room, mingling with the smell of ozone and marsh grass.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Take ozone: Up in the atmosphere, a layer of ozone protects us from the harmful ultraviolet radiation of our life-giving sun.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • A scent lingered, an ozone generated by me and Genet, by our two wills.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • A delta-wing plane nudged the sun and vanished in the dizzy ozone, climbing dreamily.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld

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