Definition of 'acid rain'
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And the one with acid rain. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This cooled the planet and caused acid rain. The Sun (2009)The photograph at right shows acid rain damage on Mt. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)It also led to high sulphur dioxide in the atmosphere, global warming and acid rain. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)In Vancouver acid rain burnt through clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nor is acid rain always, and universally, a bad thing. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)The eruption is also spewing invisible sulphur dioxide gas, which is notorious for causing respiratory problems, smog and acid rain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The burning of fossil fuels, particularly since the industrial revolution, has led to problems of acid rain in many countries of the world. Geography Basic Facts (1983)
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Translations for 'acid rain'
British English: acid rain /ˈæsɪd reɪn/ NOUN
Acid rain is rain that damages plants, rivers, and buildings because it contains acid released into the atmosphere from factories and other industrial processes.
- American English: acid rain
- Arabic: أَمْطار حَمْضِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: chuva ácida
- Chinese: 酸雨
- Croatian: kisela kiša
- Czech: kyselý déšť
- Danish: syreregn
- Dutch: zure regen
- European Spanish: lluvia ácida
- Finnish: happosade
- French: pluie acide
- German: saurer Regen
- Greek: όξινη βροχή
- Italian: pioggia acida
- Japanese: 酸性雨
- Korean: 산성비
- Norwegian: sur nedbør
- Polish: kwaśny deszcz
- European Portuguese: chuva ácida
- Romanian: ploaie acidă
- Russian: кислотный дождь
- Spanish: lluvia ácida
- Swedish: surt regn
- Thai: ฝนที่เป็นกรด
- Turkish: asit yağmuru
- Ukrainian: кислотний дощ
- Vietnamese: mưa axit
Definition of acid rain from the Collins English Dictionary
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