a measurement of the pollutants in the air; a description of healthiness and safety of the atmosphere
Smog is a mixture of pollutants, principally ground-level ozone and produced by chemical reactions, that greatly affects air quality.
That sharp dip in air quality across the nation Sunday night?
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Equipped with sensors, the benches will be able to provide data on weather conditions, noise, and air quality.
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By comparison, New York’s air quality index was 30 on Friday morning.
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There are temperature, wind, humidity, and air quality maps.
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Still, Ma said, “some questions” remained over the reliability of air quality data.
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The air quality is so bad that people say it is difficult to breathe.
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Those same mandates are making our air quality worse and causing food prices to rise.
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- Air quality index
air quality index A measure of the quantity of harmful particles and chemicals in the air. Note: The index is used by weather forecasters to indicate the purity of the air on a given day. The higher the index, the smoggier (see smog) and more polluted the air. Contemporary Examples By comparison, New York’s air […]
- Air quote
a gesture in which two fingers of each hand draw quotation marks in the air, used when uttering a word or phrase one does not think is appropriate or accurate. Compare . noun the use of one’s index and middle fingers on each hand to gesture quotation marks for a word or saying Examples Air […]
- Air quotes
a gesture in which two fingers of each hand draw quotation marks in the air, used when uttering a word or phrase one does not think is appropriate or accurate. Compare . Contemporary Examples You supply the air quotes to go around researching and industrial. PJ’s Political Forecast: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatheads P. […]
- Air rage
noun aggressive behaviour by an airline passenger that endangers the safety of the crew or other passengers noun uncontrolled physical or verbal anger exhibited when encountering annoyance while flying in an airplane Examples One cause of air rage is the in-flight cabin environment — a place that is high in toxic chemicals and allergens, and […]