Air Pollution

Science / Weather / Air Pollution: The soiling of the atmosphere by contaminants to the point that may cause injury to health, property, plant, or animal life, or prevent the use and enjoyment of the outdoors.

Other Words for Air

Air Noun Synonyms: atmosphere, ambience, aura, climate, feeling, sense, mood, quality
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Other Words for Pollution

Pollution Verb Synonyms: contamination, adulteration, corruption, polluting, fouling, befouling, soiling, spoiling, tainting, staining, dirtying, sullying, blighting, poisoning, vitiation
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Clean Air Act

Business / Agriculture / Clean Air Act: The primary federal law governing efforts to control air pollution. Federal legislation addressing air pollution was first adopted in 1955 (Air Pollution Control Act, P.L. 84-159) to provide research MORE

Impaired Credit

Business / Finance / Impaired Credit: When a company's total capital is less than the par value of all its capital stock. MORE

Impairment

Health / Dentistry / Impairment: An alteration of health status, assessed by objective medical criteria. This is a medical finding. MORE

Indicated Airspeed (IAS)

Technology / Aviation / Indicated Airspeed (IAS): A direct instrument reading obtained from an air speed indicator uncorrected for altitude, temperature, atmospheric density, or instrument error. Compare CALIBRATED AIRSPEED and TRUE AIRSPEED. MORE

Inert Pair

Science / Chemistry / Inert Pair: Valence electrons in an s orbital penetrate to the nucleus better than electrons in p orbitals, and as a result they're more tightly bound to the nucleus and less able to participate in bond formation MORE

Indoor Air

Business / Real Estate / Indoor Air: Breathing air inside a habitable structure, often highly polluted because of lack of exchange with fresh oxygen from outdoors. Solvents, smoke, paints, furniture glues, carpet padding, and other synth MORE

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