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  • With each new shield contact, the smell of ozone grew stronger.†   (source)
  • The buzzing became a sizzling, and then there was the electrical scent of ozone, burning wires.†   (source)
  • The field of chemistry plays a crucial role in developing medicines, radiation treatments for cancer patients, petroleum uses, the ozone—" Alex raises his hand.†   (source)
  • A scent lingered, an ozone generated by me and Genet, by our two wills.†   (source)
  • But they kept making the fog thicker and thicker, and it seemed to me that, no matter how hard I tried, two or three times a month I found myself with that door opening in front of me to the acid smell of sparks and ozone.†   (source)
  • A white mist blanketed the garden, and there was a heavy smell in the air—the sharp tang of ozone and something else under it, sweet and unpleasant.†   (source)
  • A delta-wing plane nudged the sun and vanished in the dizzy ozone, climbing dreamily.†   (source)
  • The sky seethed with ozone, leaking a scent hot and electric.†   (source)
  • Its air is not breathable for long, being contaminated with nitrous oxide and too much ozone.†   (source)
  • Yesterday we're in Ozone Park.†   (source)
  • A blue spark was playing inside the motor, crackling and making ozone.†   (source)
  • On the wind came the ozone smell of the eastern lightning, that theater-curtain scent which always rises immediately before the rain makes its entrance.†   (source)
  • Take ozone: Up in the atmosphere, a layer of ozone protects us from the harmful ultraviolet radiation of our life-giving sun.†   (source)
  • She recognized the gun's crackling sound, smelled the ozone.†   (source)
  • I was overcome with the power of the feelings that hovered in the room, mingling with the smell of ozone and marsh grass.†   (source)
  • They could smell the sweet odor of ozone.†   (source)
  • Lightning had struck somewhere nearby; there was a smell in the street of ozone, eclipsing even the fragrance of sauerkraut and bagels.†   (source)
  • Taraka screamed as Siddhartha rode toward him upon a white horse, the air crackling and smelling of ozone: "No, Binder!†   (source)
  • Smell of ozone in the air.†   (source)
  • All doors are flung open—in stable and in cowbarn;
    Pigeons peck at oats fallen in the snow;
    And the culprit of all this and its life-begetter—
    The pile of manure—is pungent with ozone.†   (source)
  • The atmosphere turned to pure steam and ozone so fast, my sinuses inflated like car air bags.†   (source)
  • Otir swords met again and the air charged with ozone.†   (source)
  • The air around them filled with ozone from the field.†   (source)
  • Kassad smelled ozone as it crackled past.†   (source)
  • I smelled sewage, mildew, and the ozone of uninsulated power cables.†   (source)
  • The smell of ozone made him lightheaded, but he kept his shell of air intact.†   (source)
  • The panels had started to slide apart, letting in a whiff of ...ozone?†   (source)
  • But at sea level, ozone is produced in photochemical smog; it chews up tires and lungs.†   (source)
  • There was a strange smell in the air, like ozone and burning.†   (source)
  • Zeus's lightning bolt appeared in his hand, a shaft of electricity that filled the whole room with the smell of ozone.†   (source)
  • The girl he had dragged along to the pub with him had grown to loathe him dearly over the last hour, and it would probably have been a great satisfaction to her to know that in a minute and a half or so he would suddenly evaporate into a whiff of hydrogen, ozone and carbon monoxide.†   (source)
  • Crake had the kanga-lamb, a new Australian splice that combined the placid character and high-protein yield of the sheep with the kangaroo's resistance to disease and absence of methane producing, ozone-destroying flatulence Jimmy ordered the raisin-stuffed capon — real free-range capon, real sun-dried raisins, Crake assured him.†   (source)
  • An ozone smell permeated the place.†   (source)
  • Even before I'd located the street signs I recognized the familiar extra tug of gravity, the dim, bronze light, the scent of oil and ozone in the air, and knew I was home on Lusus.†   (source)
  • They were the kind of thing rental agents like to point to as a plus-God knows that Johnny probably paid plenty extra for an outside room-but the balconies were totally impractical because of the strong wind rushing up toward the ventilators, carrying the usual grit and debris as well as the eternal Hive scent of oil and ozone.†   (source)
  • The air smelled of ozone.†   (source)
  • The magician clenched his fists, and the air tingled with the weird smell of ozone, like during a thunderstorm.†   (source)
  • Memories rushed up, too, filling the room, holding Norah in place: the scents of lilacs and ozone and Paul's infant skin; David's touch, the clearing of his throat; the sunlight of a lost afternoon moving in patterns on the wooden floors.†   (source)
  • From Ozone Park we head to Flushing.†   (source)
  • A sleepy-eyed, intelligent, defeated but basically good-humored Irishman named Farrell, he had worked for years on such McGraw-Hill publications as Foam Rubber Monthly, World of Prosthetics, Pesticide News and American Strip Miner until, at fifty-five or so, he had been pastured out to the gentler, less hectically industrial surroundings of the trade-book branch, where he marked time in his office sucking on a pipe, reading Yeats and Gerard Manley Hopkins, skimming my reports with a tolerant glance and, I think, avidly contemplating early retirement to Ozone Park.†   (source)
  • His face was such a long upper-lipped Irish prototype that it verged on a joke, and he exuded sadness—something intangibly rumpled, exhausted and resigned that caused me to reflect with a twinge of pain on these lonesome office drinking bouts, the twilight sessions with Yeats and Hopkins, the bleak subway commute to Ozone Park.†   (source)
  • Not that I was a walker who just has to have his lungs flushed out with ozone.†   (source)
  • There was a peculiar odor here—a kind of stale ozone smell in the air.†   (source)
  • Yes...O, well now, we got a good breath of ozone round the Head today.†   (source)
  • Still you'll readily see how one of these efforts of mine, just by having a good laugh and a punch and some melody in it, does gild the pill and make careless folks stop spitting on the sidewalks, and get out into God's great outdoors and get their lungs packed full of ozone and lead a real hairy-chested he-life.†   (source)
  • The trip would benefit health on account of the bracing ozone and be in every way thoroughly pleasurable, especially for a chap whose liver was out of order, seeing the different places along the route, Plymouth, Falmouth, Southampton and so on culminating in an instructive tour of the sights of the great metropolis, the spectacle of our modern Babylon where doubtless he would see the greatest improvement, tower, abbey, wealth of Park lane to renew acquaintance with.†   (source)
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