Examples of pollution in a Sentence
industrial practices that have caused pollution of the air and water
The tests showed high levels of pollution in the water.
The fish are dying of pollution.
Recent Examples of pollution from the Web
Barton says reforestation would also help mitigate the problem of leftover pollution, because trees naturally temper such storm runoff.
Record-breaking rain in May provided an extra dose of pollution.
Killer whales carry some of the highest levels of pollution of any marine animal.
For years, Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)—the process of capturing carbon from sources of pollution and pumping it underground—has been hailed as a promising solution to global warming.
But how unique is the Maldives' student awareness of plastic pollution?
The pilot whale wasn’t the only recent casualty of ocean pollution; in April, a 33-foot sperm whale found dead on a Spanish beach had more than 60 lb of garbage in its digestive system.
North Texans will be feeling the heat this week as maximum heat-index values are expected to register between 102 and 106 degrees and atmospheric conditions heighten the chances of ozone air pollution, according to the National Weather Service.
Producing the silver needed to mint all those coins meant smelting silver ore, which produced a lot of lead pollution.
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Definition of pollution for English Language Learners
: the action or process of making land, water, air, etc., dirty and not safe or suitable to use
: substances that make land, water, air, etc., dirty and not safe or suitable to use
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