Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The process or act of treating with ozone, often as part of a purification process.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of treating with ozone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) The act of treating with ozone; also, the act of converting into, or producing, ozone; ozonization.

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  • noun chemistry The act of treating with ozone.
  • noun chemistry The act of converting into, or producing, ozone.

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Examples

  • The process of "ozonation" -- which disinfects bacteria on contact -- can air-wash clothes, removing about 80% of biodegradable stains without using any water at all, says Ryo Hagiwara,

    Leave Your Carbon Footprint at the Door

  • An article posted on PhysOrg. com by Mary Anne Simpson, describes the ozonation technology that was used in the Water Cube in Beijing (and in fact in six of the past summer games since 1972), to replace the irritating, nasty side effects of highly chlorinated water.

    Nancy Edwards Cronin: In the Water Cube, It's Clean AND Green

  • Reverse osmosis, however, is hardly state of the art -- essentially consisting of the same treatment applied through commercially available home tap water filters, while ozonation can introduce additional problems such as the formation of the chemical bromate, a suspected carcinogen.

    The bottled water corporate scam and fantasies of purity and virtue

  • Other promising technologies not yet in widespread use for wastewater management include ozonation, the use of membranes, peracetic acid or bromine, and even a diamond electrode-based system .

    Chlorine Treatment Seen as Risky

  • Other promising technologies not yet in widespread use for wastewater management include ozonation, the use of membranes, peracetic acid or bromine, and even a diamond electrode-based system .

    Chlorine Treatment Seen as Risky

  • Waste from resort is converted into usable water in two ways, both at a recycling plant for initial treatment, and then separately through a three-step purifying process of UV light filtration, ozonation and ultra-filtration.

    Boing Boing: January 26, 2003 - February 1, 2003 Archives

  • A few technologies which are borderline for our purposes will be discussed briefly (ozonation, uv-radiation).

    3. Technologies

  • These technologies include membrane filtration, ion exchange resins, reverse osmosis, ozonation, and infrared treatment technologies.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • J.C. Davis, spokesperson for the Authority says EDC.s have little hope of surviving the ozonation process.

    Las Vegas News - LasVegasNOW.com

  • J.C. Davis, spokesperson for the Authority says EDC.s have little hope of surviving the ozonation process.

    Las Vegas News - LasVegasNOW.com

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