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acid precipitation

n.
Precipitation abnormally high in sulfuric and nitric acid content that is caused by atmospheric pollutants.
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Noun1.acid precipitation - rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with wateracid precipitation - rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water
air pollution - pollution of the atmosphere; "air pollution reduced the visibility"
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Sulfonation, nitration, neutralization, reduction, alkaline dissolving, and acid precipitation are a series of a chemical process involved in the manufacturing of H acid [1, 2].
11,12) HDL cholesterol (HDL-C) was estimated by phosphotungstic acid precipitation followed by enzymatic analysis in supernatant fraction (13) and LDL-cholesterol was determined by using Friedwald's equation.
3] This may manifest as uric acid precipitation, pure uric acid formation and mixed uric acid/calcium oxalate stones.
National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program Report to Congress 2011: http://ny.
Addition of moderate concentrations of ethanol or isopropanol interferes with this, causing nucleic acid precipitation while many chemical inhibitory substances remain soluble.
Ferst interim assessment, National acid precipitation assessment programme, 722, Jackson Place, NW, Washington DC, 1987.
Acid precipitation threats have been reduced, head exposure is a fraction of what it once was.
Volatilization of ammonia causes acid deposition, which contributes to acid precipitation [11, 12].
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When acid precipitation falls on woodland, the soil within the woodland will become more acidic.
Effects of acid precipitation on embryonic mortality of Ambystoma maculatum.
embedded in policy maker-scientist discourse) the way acid precipitation was.