smog

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See also: Smog and smög

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Portmanteau/Blend of smoke +‎ fog.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /smɒɡ/
    • (file)
  • (US) enPR: smäg, IPA(key): /smɑɡ/ also IPA(key): /smɒɡ/
  • Rhymes: -ɒɡ

Noun[edit]

smog (countable and uncountable, plural smogs)

  1. A noxious mixture of particulates and gases that is the result of urban air pollution.

Hyponyms[edit]

  • black smog (combination of smoke and fog; stereotypical 19th century London smog)
  • photochemical smog (brown haze and ozone; stereotypical 1980s Los Angeles afternoon smog)

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

smog (third-person singular simple present smogs, present participle smogging, simple past and past participle smogged)

  1. (informal) To get a smog check; to check a vehicle or have it checked for emissions.
    If the car is more than five years old, you'll have to have it smogged before you can register it.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • smog at OneLook Dictionary Search
  1. ^ Olga Kornienko, Grinin L, Ilyin I, Herrmann P, Korotayev A (2016), “Social and Economic Background of Blending”, in Globalistics and Globalization Studies: Global Transformations and Global Future[1], Uchitel Publishing House, →ISBN, pages 220–225

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

smog m

  1. smog

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English smog.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smog m (uncountable)

  1. smog

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English smog.

Noun[edit]

smog m (invariable)

  1. smog

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English smog.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smog m inan

  1. smog

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • smog in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • smog in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English smog.

Noun[edit]

smog m (uncountable)

  1. smog (urban air pollution)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English smog.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smȍg m (Cyrillic spelling смо̏г)

  1. smog

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsmoɡ/, [ˈzmoɣ]

Noun[edit]

smog m (plural smogs)

  1. smog