air pollution

Definitions of air pollution

n pollution of the atmosphere

air pollution reduced the visibility”
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acid precipitation, acid rain
rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water
industrial air pollution
pollution resulting from an industrial plant discharging pollutants into the atmosphere
miasm, miasma
unhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources
small-particle pollution
air pollution caused by fine particles of soot (as from power plants or diesel engines)
smog, smogginess
air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
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undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities

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