Examples of smog in a Sentence
the city's smog was once so bad that darkness often prevailed, even at noon
Recent Examples of smog from the Web
Bearded Iris faded from dusky purple to smog orange in one photo, and in another two black goats munched on daisies.
Among the technology’s greatest benefits would be a likely reduction in the horrible smog caused by city traffic — with fewer vehicles being needed and designs that make them lighter and more fuel-efficient.
Once lead was taken out of our gasoline in order to put new emission devices on our cars, the nation’s smog problem started to disappear.
The area including southern Indiana experienced unhealthy smog on 19 days in 2016.
Reducing the city’s notorious smog and traffic jams is therefore regarded by central officials as a task of national importance, not just a local one.
That year, smog was responsible for a third of all deaths in the country.
Cars, trucks and other vehicles also emit black carbon and ozone-producing gases—pollutants that create smog, drive poor air quality and contribute to acid rain.
EDF said that reducing leaks would keep large quantities of smog-forming volatile organic compounds, cancer-causing benzene, and methane from being emitted into the air.
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Origin and Etymology of smog
First Known Use: 1881See Words from the same year
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