antismog

[ an-tee-smog, -smawg, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈsmɒg, -ˈsmɔg, ˌæn taɪ- /

adjective

designed to reduce smog by reducing the pollutants released into the earth's atmosphere: an antismog device for a car's exhaust.

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Origin of antismog

First recorded in 1965–70; anti- + smog
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