Air Quality Standards

Science / Weather / Air Quality Standards: The maximum level which will be permitted for a given pollutant. Primary standards are to be sufficiently stringent to protect the public health. Secondary standards must protect the public welfare, including property and aesthetics.

Other Words for Air

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

Quality Verb Synonyms: property, attribute, characteristic, mark, distinction, je ne sais quoi, trait
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Air Pollution

Business / Agriculture / Air Pollution: Contamination of the atmosphere by substances that, directly or indirectly, adversely affect human health or welfare. Air pollution results from human activities, both deliberate releases (as from smo MORE

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

Maritime Air Mass

Science / Weather / Maritime Air Mass: An air mass influenced by the sea. It is a secondary characteristic of an air mass classification, signified by the small 'm' before the primary characteristic, which is based on source region. For ex MORE

Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award: The Baldridge Award is given by the President of the United States to businesses—manufacturing and service, small and large—and to education and health care organizations that apply and are judged MORE

Lowest Logical Airfare

Life Style / Travel / Lowest Logical Airfare: Lowest airfare found within the parameters of a corporation’s travel policy. MORE

Minimal Pair

Entertainment / Literature / Minimal Pair: Also called contrastive pairs, these are two words that differ by only a single sound, such as gin-pin. Linguists commonly use minimal pairs for illustrating subtle sound differences. MORE

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