- air pollution containing ozone and other reactive chemical compounds formed by the action of sunlight on nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons, especially those in automobile exhaust.
Origin of photochemical smog
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- Air pollution produced by the action of sunlight on hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, and other pollutants.
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- See smog.
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