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Definition of Air pollution

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pollutants which contaminate the air
Air pollution Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Sociology
Refers to the contamination of the atmosphere by noxious substances (see also DEPLETION , ENVIRONMENT , and INTENSIFICATION ).
Air pollution Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Energy Glossary
Unwanted particles, mist or gases put into the atmosphere as a result of motor vehicle exhaust, the operation of industrial facilities or other human activity.
WEATHER&METEOROLOGY
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.
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
Contamination of the earth's atmosphere by various natural and man-made pollutants such as smoke, gases, dust, etc.
Air pollution Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Air pollution is the introduction of particulates, biological molecules, or other harmful materials into Earth's atmosphere, causing diseases, death to humans, damage to other living organisms such as animals and food crops, or the natural or built environment. Air pollution may come from anthropogenic or natural sources.

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Air pollution Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
EPA Glossary of Climate Change Terms
One or more chemicals or substances in high enough concentrations in the air to harm humans, other animals, vegetation, or materials. Such chemicals or physical conditions (such as excess heat or noise) are called air pollutants.
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EPA Terms of Environment
The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects.
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Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects.
Air pollution Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. pollution of the atmosphere; "air pollution reduced the visibility"
(hypernym) pollution
(hyponym) acid rain, acid precipitation