acid rain

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Synonyms for acid rain

rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water

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Gun drawn, he drags his suicided partner along by his own handcuffs, attempting, one last time, to effect his Final Solution as confetti falls from the night sky like acid snow. ANDREW HULTKRANS: It's quite a leap from Conceptual art to the culture industry.
But atmospheric chemists have also been studying similar phenomena--among them acid fog, acid snow and, most recently, acid dew.