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The degree to which the air in a particular place is pollution-free.
- ‘The archaeologists have also obtained computer data on the air quality and soil composition of the tomb.’
- ‘The air quality alone must kill thousands every year and so far, only a fraction of the population owns cars.’
- ‘Seoul was recently found to have the worst air quality of any OECD city.’
- ‘It would only mask the poor air quality for a short time in a small area.’
- ‘The district heating companies will be able to reduce energy and water losses and improve the air quality in Pernik.’
- ‘Industrial, domestic, and natural pollutants contribute to poor air quality.’
- ‘Indoor air quality can have a huge effect on how severe asthma symptoms are for many asthmatics.’
- ‘The air quality in the house improved slightly when I quit smoking.’
- ‘The purpose of the benefit was to raise money for an independent study of the air quality surrounding the local pulp mill.’
- ‘All metros and local municipalities are required to have an air quality management plan.’
- ‘Concerning air quality, we continue to maintain a national network to gauge airborne pollution.’
- ‘The new norms are expected to improve the ambient air quality in the country, particularly in urban areas.’
- ‘It was a warm and humid day there, but I was really struck by the air quality.’
- ‘The rink's management has taken the decision to stop all smoking at the venue and improve the air quality to attract more families.’
- ‘The air quality was horrible until most of the debris was moved.’
- ‘The nearby air quality monitoring station at last has something to measure.’
- ‘Poor air quality causes severe health problems, as was noted by the previous questioner.’
- ‘Both air quality and meteorological data are hourly whereas traffic data are daily.’
- ‘Crucially, she noted that the virus does not survive in an aircraft environment, due to the poor air quality.’
- ‘Industries, households and forest fires contributed to the poor air quality in major cities.’
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