Meaning of POLLUTION in English


/peuh looh"sheuhn/ , n.

1. the act of polluting or the state of being polluted.

2. the introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment: air pollution.

[ 1350-1400; ME pollucioun ( pollution-, s. of pollutio defilement; see POLLUTE, -ION ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .