what is the definition of acid rain?



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    Acid rain is material deposited (dropped) from the sky (either wet or dry) that contains higher-than-normal levels of nitric or sulfuric acid.  It is caused by erupting volcanoes and by the combustion of fossil fuels, which release nitrogen oxides (NOx) and sulfur dioxides (SO2) into the air.

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    Acid rain is rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually acidic

    Basically, anytime when things other then water is falling in raindrops (usually from pollution) 

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    AN example of precipitation being unusally acidic is rain with elevated levels of hydrogen ions (low pH. Acid rain is a popular term referrign to a deposition of wet and dry (acidifying particles and gases) acidic components. “Acid deposition” is more of an accurate term.  Acid rain can be harmful to plants, animals, and different infrastructures. Acid rain is caused by emissions of compounds of ammonium, carbon, nitrogen and sulfur.

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