acid rain - definitions and synonyms

acid rain noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water

    Synonyms:

    acid precipitation

Usage Examples:

  • Large part of the state's panhandle were pulverized by the strong winds and rain, and eight storm-related deaths have been reported in Florida so far.
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