air pollution n.
Contamination of air by smoke and harmful gases, mainly oxides of carbon, sulfur, and nitrogen.
If you can photograph your air pollution – you have a serious problem.
When You Can See the Pollution David Frum January 22, 2013
That is a lot of air pollution, noise, and yet more kicking up of dust.
New York’s Conservative Fracking Ban Jay Michaelson December 19, 2014
Environmentalists warn that public awareness and frustration about air pollution is growing, as are the risks to Chinese health.
China’s Chernobyl Cleans Up Its Act The Telegraph October 24, 2012
air pollution gets worse during drought; in California the problem is soot, and in Texas it was ozone.
America’s Axis of Drought Kate Galbraith March 3, 2014
This means they must cope with air pollution, low levels of oxygen, and high levels of methane and carbon dioxide.
A New Mining Nightmare Constantino Diaz-Duran November 18, 2010
One of the things that surprised me in our study is the important role of air pollution.
Electric Vehicles May Be the Green Car of the Future, But Hybrids Are the Green Car of the Present Megan McArdle January 23, 2013
I have sent you Clear Skies legislation that mandates a 70 percent cut in air pollution from power plants over the next 15 years.
Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006 Various
I have sent you Clear Skies legislation that mandates a 70-percent cut in air pollution from power plants over the next 15 years.
State of the Union Addresses of George W. Bush George W. Bush
The addition of harmful chemicals to the atmosphere. The most serious air pollution results from the burning of fossil fuels, expecially in internal-combustion engines.
- Air potato
a vine, Dioscorea bulbifera, of southeastern Asia, having tubers weighing several pounds and growing in the leaf axils.
- Air power
the total military capability of a nation for operations involving the use of aircraft and missiles. Contemporary Examples An independent Australian think tank, air power Australia, drew a more severe conclusion. The Pentagon Isn’t Ready for a New Cold War Jacob Siegel March 19, 2014 When the U.S. did intervene militarily, such as in the […]
- Air pressure
impervious to air. to make impervious to air.