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smog

 (smŏg, smôg)
n.
1. Fog that has become mixed and polluted with smoke.
2. A form of air pollution produced by the photochemical reaction of sunlight with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides that have been released into the atmosphere, especially by automotive emissions.


smog′gy adj.
smog′less adj.

smog

(smɒɡ)
n
(Physical Geography) a mixture of smoke, fog, and chemical fumes
[C20: from sm(oke + f)og1]
ˈsmoggy adj

smog

(smɒg, smɔg)

n.
smoke or other atmospheric pollutants combined with fog in an unhealthy or irritating mixture.
[1900–05; sm (oke) + (f) og]
smog′gy, adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.

smog

(smŏg)
1. A form of air pollution produced when sunlight reacts with hydrocarbons and nitrogen compounds released into the atmosphere, especially from automobile exhaust. Smog is common in many large cities, especially during hot, sunny weather. It appears as a brownish haze and can irritate the eyes and lungs.
2. Fog that has become polluted with smoke, especially smoke from burning coal.

smog

Air pollution caused by combined smoke and fog or (photochemical smog) by sunlight acting on vehicles’ exhaust gases.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smog - air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fogsmog - air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
portmanteau, portmanteau word, blend - a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings; "`smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'"; "`motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'"; "`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau"
air pollution - pollution of the atmosphere; "air pollution reduced the visibility"

smog

noun exhaust fumes, pollution, fog, haze, vapour, pea-souper (Brit. informal) Cars cause pollution, and both smog and acid rain.
Translations
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smog

[smɒg] Nsmog m, niebla f mezclada con humo

smog

[ˈsmɒg] nsmog m

smog

nSmog m

smog

[smɒg] nsmog m inv

smog

(smog) noun
fog mixed with smoke and fumes from factories, houses, vehicles etc. Some big cities have a problem with smog.

smog

n esmog m, niebla tóxica
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He said: "Summer smogs are as deadly as the peasouper winter smogs of the 50s.
Summer smogs are as deadly as the pea-souper winter smogs of the 1950s," he said.
In the June 15 TOXICOLOGY AND APPLIED PHARMACOLOGY, Amdur's group also reports that sulfites, a little-studied class of respiratory toxicants in some smogs, similarly inhibit gas transfer deep within the lung.