Definition of secondary smoke in English:

secondary smoke

Line breaks: sec¦ond|ary smoke


[mass noun]
  • Smoke inhaled involuntarily from tobacco being smoked by others: children born to mothers who smoke may suffer lung damage from secondary smoke
    More example sentences
    • The act of breathing in this secondary smoke is called passive smoking.
    • He has had exposure to secondary smoke and this would somewhat increase his likelihood for primary lung cancer.
    • We would encourage people to be aware of the dangers of passive smoking and would support any measures to reduce the risk of inhaling secondary smoke.

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