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
Authorities aim to cut sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions by 3 percent and keep reducing smog in key areas.
Last week a junior minister suggested that temporary driving restrictions on some routes might be introduced in an effort to limit the worst episodes of urban smog.
More people driving means more traffic congestion, accidents, smog and carbon in the atmosphere.
And methane comes laden with other toxic pollutants, like benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylene and other smog-forming organic compounds.
The report comes as the feds and Congress weigh whether or not to weaken pollution limits on power plants and ease smog protections, saying those actions could protect jobs.
The reports have rocked the German auto industry, as well as Aachen University which confirmed a separate program in which human volunteers were exposed to low levels of smog-causing oxides of nitrogen.
The fresh air, zero smog and great views have a healing power.
Beijing, for its part, rang in 2018 with another bout of hazardous smog.
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Origin and Etymology of smog
First Known Use: 1881See Words from the same year
SMOG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of smog for English Language Learners
: fog mixed with smoke : a cloud of dirty air from cars, factories, etc., that is usually found in cities
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