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

  • noun A chemical reaction of ozone with another substance, usually an unsaturated organic compound, resulting in bond cleavage, used in synthesis and in analysis to locate the position of double and triple bonds in organic molecules.

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  • noun chemistry Any reaction with ozone, especially to a double bond, in which cleavage of a bond occurs

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