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air quality Syllabification: air qual·i·ty
Pronunciation: /e(ə)r ˈkwälədē/

Definition of air quality in English:


The degree to which the ambient air is pollution-free, assessed by measuring a number of indicators of pollution.
Example sentences
  • Both air quality and meteorological data are hourly whereas traffic data are daily.
  • The archaeologists have also obtained computer data on the air quality and soil composition of the tomb.
  • The district heating companies will be able to reduce energy and water losses and improve the air quality in Pernik.

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