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smoke British & World English

A visible suspension of carbon or other particles in air, typically one emitted from a burning substance

smoke English Thesaurus

the peat fire was smoking

the Smoke in smoke British & World English

A big city, especially London

smoke-dry British & World English

Cure (meat or fish) by exposing it to smoke

smoke-ho British & World English

Variant of smoko.

chain-smoke British & World English

Smoke continually, typically by lighting a cigarette from the stub of the last one smoked

smoke alarm British & World English

A fire-protection device that automatically detects and gives a warning of the presence of smoke

smoke ball British & World English

A projectile filled with material which emits dense smoke on ignition, used to conceal military operations

smoke bomb British & World English

A bomb that emits dense smoke as it explodes

smoke bush British & World English

Another term for smoke tree.

smoke ring British & World English

A ring-shaped puff of smoke exhaled by a smoker

smoke room British & World English

Another term for smoking room.

smoke shop British & World English

A shop selling tobacco products and smoking equipment

smoke tree British & World English

A Eurasian shrub or small tree which bears feathery plumes of purple or reddish flowers and fruit, giving it a smoky appearance

frozen smoke British & World English

Another term for aerogel

smoke-filled British & World English

Containing a lot of smoke, especially from cigarettes

smoke signal British & World English

A column of smoke used as a way of conveying a message to a distant person

smoke-stained British & World English

Marked or discoloured by smoke

smoke tunnel British & World English

A form of wind tunnel using thin jets of smoke to show the motion of air

secondary smoke British & World English

Smoke inhaled involuntarily from tobacco being smoked by others

second-hand smoke British & World English

Another term for secondary smoke.

sidestream smoke British & World English

Smoke that passes from a cigarette into the surrounding air, rather than into the smoker’s lungs

smoke-filled rooms British & World English

Used in reference to political decision-making conducted privately by a small group of influential people rather than more openly or democratically

go up in smoke British & World English

Be destroyed by fire

smoke and mirrors British & World English

The obscuring or embellishing of the truth of a situation with misleading or irrelevant information

no smoke without fire British & World English

There’s always some reason for a rumour

smoke like a chimney British & World English

Smoke tobacco incessantly

smoke someone/thing out in smoke British & World English

Drive someone or something out of a place by using smoke

smoke someone out in smoke British & World English

Force someone to make something known

smoko British & World English

A rest from work for a smoke; a tea break

smoke-ho in smoko British & World English

A rest from work for a smoke; a tea break

put that in your pipe and smoke it British & World English

Used to indicate that the person addressed will have to accept a particular situation, even if it is unwelcome

smokeeasy British & World English

A private club, bar, or other place where smokers gather to avoid anti-smoking laws

smokehouse British & World English

A shed or room for curing food by exposure to smoke

smokescreen British & World English

A cloud of smoke created to conceal military operations

smokestack British & World English

A chimney or funnel for discharging smoke from a locomotive, ship, factory, etc.

woodsmoke British & World English

The smoke from a wood fire

smoke-filled rooms in room British & World English

Used in reference to political decision-making conducted privately by a small group of influential people rather than more openly or democratically

smoke and mirrors in smoke British & World English

The obscuring or embellishing of the truth of a situation with misleading or irrelevant information

the Big Smoke in smoke British & World English

A big city, especially London

no smoke without fire in smoke British & World English

There’s always some reason for a rumour

put that in your pipe and smoke it in pipe British & World English

Used to indicate that the person addressed will have to accept a particular situation, even if it is unwelcome