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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.smoggy - clouded with a mixture of smoke and fog; "the smoggy atmosphere of Los Angeles"
cloudy - full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
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smoggy

adjective
Heavy, dark, or dense, especially with impurities:
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Translations

smoggy

[ˈsmɒgɪ] ADJ [city] → envuelto de niebla tóxica; [sky] → cubierto de niebla tóxica; [air] → cargado con niebla tóxica
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smoggy

[ˈsmɒgi] adj [city, town] → noyé(e) dans le smog
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

smoggy

adj (+er) city, sky, airversmogt
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