smog

(redirected from smoggy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

smog

(smog),
Air pollution characterized by a hazy and often highly irritating atmosphere resulting from a mixture of fog with smoke and other air pollutants.
[smoke + fog]

smog

a polluting combination of smoke and fog in the atmosphere.

smog

Photochemical smog Environment An acronym of smoke and fog caused by combustion of often synthetic materials with production of noxious volatile byproducts; smog mortality ↑ substantially when smoke and SO2 levels exceed 750 µg/m3 Clinical Dyspnea, acute exacerbation of COPD; smog triggers asthmatiform Sx–wheezing and markedly ↑ respiratory effort or, if intense, marked cyanosis–PaO2 < 50 mm Hg; PaCO2 50-100 mm Hg, CHF, cor pulmonale. See Air pollution, Bhopal, Clean Air Act, Particular air pollution, Pollution, Yokohama asthma.

smog

(smog)
A hazy and often highly irritating atmosphere resulting from a mixture of fog with smoke and other air pollutants.
[smoke + fog]

smog

smoke-laden fog, a form of environmental pollution.
References in periodicals archive ?
Titan, bigger than the planet Mercury, is the only moon in the Solar System with its own atmosphere, made of a smoggy blanket of nitrogen, methane and ammonia.
This model is also expected to impress the Americans and a target market will be smoggy California, where there are major incentives to promote sales of non-polluting cars.
Simultaneously attracted to cognitive form (the play of volumes in Los Angeles's smoggy light) and to a kind of messy dynamism (flashes of funk and Expressionism), the architect talks about 'reciprocity in favour of the new', pushing what already exists towards some new potential.
BENEFITS Street star Smoggy has hit back at his millionaire mentor - insisting he was right to demand PS50,000 for a TV appearance.
Former Seahorses frontman Chris Helme, Japanese multiinstrumentalist and artist ICHI, soul-fuelled cover band The Funk Collective, gipsy folk-rock quartet Holy Moly & The Crack-k ers, psych-laced blues heroes The Approved and Middlesbrough hip-hop duo Leddie and Smoggy are all heading for the event which boasts more than 40 artists.
BENEFITS Street star Smoggy could be opening his own 50p discount store in Birmingham after teaming up with a self-made millionaire.
BENEFITS Street favourite Smoggy wants Dragons' Den to help him boost his fledgling 50p Man business.
It also senses humidity and particle density, which is important in smoggy locales.
The work portrays a vision of smoggy Glasgow in the old days.
com/seeing-through-smog-what-it-really-live-chinas-air-pollution-photos-1032076) particularly smoggy days registered hazardous levels of toxic PM2.
Smoggy conditions limit the visibility on a street in Beijing Picture: ROBERT F BUKATY/AP
When people with coronary heart disease, whose blood vessels were already too stiff to relax easily, exercised in smoggy air, their vessels released fewer clot-dissolving proteins than when they exercised in clean air.