Definitions for "Air pollution"
Air is the ocean we breathe. Air supplies us with oxygen which is essential for our bodies to live. Air is 99.9% nitrogen, oxygen, water vapor and inert gases. Human activities can release substances into the air, some of which can cause problems for humans, plants, and animals. There are several main types of pollution and well-known effects of pollution which are commonly discussed. These include smog, acid rain, the greenhouse effect, and "holes" in the ozone layer. Each of these problems has serious implications for our health and well-being as well as for the whole environment.
The general term referring to the undesirable addition of substances (gases, liquids, or solid particles) to the atmosphere that are foreign to the natural atmosphere or are present in quantities exceeding natural concentrations. see also: Air Contaminant
the dirtying or spoiling of the atmosphere ....... back
The introduction of substances into the air which makes it impure in comparison with pure air.
the presence of noxious substances in the air that we breathe.
An emission into the air of any impurity
any visible or invisible particle or gas found in the air that is not part of its normal composition