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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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smog

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

Air pollution caused by combined smoke and fog or (photochemical smog) by sunlight acting on vehicles’ exhaust gases.
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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"
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smog

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

[smɒg] Nsmog m, niebla f mezclada con humo
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smog

[ˈsmɒg] nsmog m
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smog

nSmog m
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smog

[smɒg] nsmog m inv
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smog

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

n esmog m, niebla tóxica
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Luz Mercado, a weather specialist of state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the haze is caused by the smog of Indonesia's wildfire which also continues to affect Singapore and Malaysia.
* Check your local weather reports for air quality, including smog and pollen counts, before spending time out of doors.
The team from the Royal London Hospital and the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse knew that the thick London Smog likely contained a variety of fine particulates from coal, diesel, and other sources.
There is an urgent need for crop residue-based renewable energy planning since a number of such initiatives are being undertaken in neighbouring countries for bio-energy generation, emphasises the FAO report: 'Remote Sensing for Spatio-temporal mapping of Smog in Punjab and Intensification of the Underlying Causes Using GIS Techniques (R-SMOG),' submitted to the Punjab government this week.
The local Met Office said that heavy smog has hit the regions including Bahawalpur, Rahimyar Khan, Bahawalnagar, Multan, Khanewal and other areas.
In Bahawalpur, heavy smog engulfed the whole of the region and disrupted routine life on Wednesday.
The adviser said that challans were issued to more than 4,000 kiln owners whereas about 70 percent small steel mills in provincial capital havebeen converted to modern technology to combat smog.He said as many as 10,000 kiln owners have been directed to switch over to Zig-Zag technology to prevent smog situation and during a crackdown, 18,000 challans were issued to owners of smoke-emitting vehicles.
With increasing urbanization, we are getting repeatedly exposed to a number of environmental calamity with dire health consequences.1 There are many factors associated with rising pollution among which smog is one of them.1 Smog is a type of air pollutant in the atmosphere and is the combination of two types of gaseous phases that are smoke and fog; it is made up of matter divided into primary and secondary parts; primary being the one present in nature like pollen and dust, while secondary contains dangerous gases like ammonia, ozone, organic compounds and nitric oxide.2
Explaining the phenomenon of smog, Irfan Khatran said that smog was actually the name of airborne pollution which not only suspended all walks of life, but it also caused various diseases and even plants and animals were affected by it.
She said that unfortunately some parts of Punjab were being affected by smog that was created by India.
Talking to APP on Thursday the official said that if there would be more rain, the incidence of smog would diminish further in the following month.