smog

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See also: Smog and smög

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of smoke +‎ fog

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Noun[edit]

smog (uncountable)

  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)

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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.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

smog m

  1. smog

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Further reading[edit]

  • smog in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • smog in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English smog.

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Noun[edit]

smog m (uncountable)

  1. smog

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English smog.

Noun[edit]

smog m (invariable)

  1. smog

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English smog.

Noun[edit]

smog m (uncountable)

  1. smog (urban air pollution)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English smog.

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Noun[edit]

smȍg m (Cyrillic spelling смо̏г)

  1. smog

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