<chemistry> A compound formerly supposed to be modification of oxygen, but now known to be hydrogen dioxide; so called because apparently antagonistic to ozone, converting it into ordinary oxygen.

Origin: Pref. Anti- + ozone.

(01 Mar 1998)

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