acid snow


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

Word History

First Known Use

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 26 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

acid snow

: acid precipitation in the form of snow
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