ozon·​a·​tion | \ ˌō-(ˌ)zō-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce ozonation (audio) \

Definition of ozonation

: the treatment or combination of a substance or compound with ozone

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Other Words from ozonation

ozonate \ ˈō-​(ˌ)zō-​ˌnāt How to pronounce ozonate (audio) , -​zə-​ \ transitive verb

Examples of ozonation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The city was among the first in the nation -- and the first in Ohio, in the 1980s -- to employ a process known as ozonation to eliminate pathogens, odor and bad taste. Rich Heileman, cleveland, "High-tech treatment keeps Berea tap water tasting fine: Around The Town," 7 Aug. 2020 The company has introduced ozonation, an advanced sanitation process, on its buses. Dallas News, "Greyhound to require passengers to wear face masks, starting next week," 7 May 2020 The city's treatment plant was rebuilt in 2014 to include an ozonation system. Molly Harbarger, OregonLive.com, "Wilsonville water safe to drink after found free of cyanotoxins," 4 June 2018

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First Known Use of ozonation

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Ozonation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ozonation. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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