acid deposition

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Combination of chemical and atmospheric phenomenon that occurs when gases containing sulfur (sulphur) dioxide and nitrogen oxides form acidic compounds. These compounds are deposited on ground far away from the point of their origin as acid rain, acid snow, acid fog or dry fine acidic dust.

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The winds blew the acidic compounds thousands of miles, creating acid deposition on buildings far away from the source of the compounds.
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We did not understand why our crops were so damaged until we learned that they are burned by chemical compounds caused by acid deposition.
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We were going over acid deposition and the certain stages and then I decided to raise my hand and ask what time class was over.
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