Smog vs Soot - What's the difference?

smog | soot |


As verbs the difference between smog and soot

is that smog is (smyga) while soot is to cover or dress with soot.

As a noun soot is

fine black or dull brown particles of amorphous carbon and tar, produced by the incomplete combustion of coal, oil etc.

smog

English

Noun

(-)
  • A noxious mixture of particulates and gases that is the result of urban air pollution
  • Derived terms

    * smoggy

    Verb

    (smogg)
  • (informal) To get a smog check; to check a vehicle or have it checked for emissions.
  • If the car is more than five years old, you'll have to have it smogged before you can register it.

    See also

    * smaze

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    soot

    English

    (wikipedia soot)

    Noun

    (-)
  • Fine black or dull brown particles of amorphous carbon and tar, produced by the incomplete combustion of coal, oil etc.
  • Synonyms

    * lampblack

    See also

    * carbon black

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cover or dress with soot.
  • to soot land
    (Mortimer)

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