airborne waste


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airborne waste

[′er‚bȯrn ′wāst]
(engineering)
Vapors, gases, or particulates introduced into the atmosphere by evaporation, chemical, or combustion processes; a frequent cause of smog and an irritant to eyes and breathing passages.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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