acid snow


Definition of acid snow

: snow that has increased acidity caused by environmental factors (such as atmospheric pollutants)

First Known Use of acid snow

1981, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of acid snow was in 1981

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“Acid snow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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acid snow


Medical Definition of acid snow

: acid precipitation in the form of snow


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