antismog


antismog
\\"ˌ\ adjective
Etymology: anti- (I) + smog
: designed to reduce pollutants that contribute to the formation of smog

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/an'tee smog", -smawg", an'tuy-/, adj.
designed to reduce smog by reducing the pollutants released into the earth's atmosphere: an antismog device for a car's exhaust.
[1965-70; ANTI- + SMOG]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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