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environmental condition

Definitions of environmental condition
  1. noun
    the state of the environment
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    pollution
    undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
    erosion
    condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind
    deforestation
    the state of being clear of trees
    depopulation
    the condition of having reduced numbers of inhabitants (or no inhabitants at all)
    climate, clime
    the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
    glaciation
    the condition of being covered with glaciers or masses of ice; the result of glacial action
    inhospitableness
    the environmental condition in a region that lacks a favorable climate or terrain for life or growth
    meteorological conditions
    the prevailing environmental conditions as they influence the prediction of weather
    biodegradable pollution
    pollution that is rendered harmless by natural processes and so causes no permanent harm
    nonbiodegradable pollution
    pollution that accumulates in the environment and may appear in the food chain
    air pollution
    pollution of the atmosphere
    noise pollution, sound pollution
    annoying and potentially harmful environmental noise
    thermal pollution
    harm to lakes and rivers resulting from the release of excessive waste heat into them
    water pollution
    pollution of the water in rivers and lakes
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    condition, status
    a state at a particular time
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