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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.
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(Physical Geography) a mixture of smoke, fog, and chemical fumes
[C20: from sm(oke + f)og1]
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smoke or other atmospheric pollutants combined with fog in an unhealthy or irritating mixture.
smog′gy, adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
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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.
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Air pollution caused by combined smoke and fog or (photochemical smog) by sunlight acting on vehicles’ exhaust gases.
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|Noun||1.||smog - 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"
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noun exhaust fumes, pollution, fog, haze, vapour, pea-souper (Brit. informal) Cars cause pollution, and both smog and acid rain.
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ضَبْخَن: ضباب وَدُخان
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
smog[ˈsmɒg] n → smog m
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n → Smog m
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smog[smɒg] n → smog m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
fog mixed with smoke and fumes from factories, houses, vehicles etc. Some big cities have a problem with smog. rookmis ضَبْخَن: ضباب وَدُخان смог nevoeiro com fumaça smog der Smog smog αιθαλομίχλη niebla mezclada con humo sudu مه دود savusumu smogערפיח धूम-कोहरा smog, industrijski zagađen zrak füstköd, szmog asap kabut mengunarskÿ/-móða smog スモッグ 스모그 smogas smogs asbut vervuilde mist røykblandet tåkesmog لوګى، دود nevoeiro fumarento smog смог smog smog smog smog หมอกควัน dumanlı sis 煙霧 густий туман з димом і кіптявою, смог کہر، دھند جو فضا کی آلائش سے زیادہ گہری ہو گئی ہو sương khói 烟雾
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
smogn esmog m, niebla tóxica
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