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smoke US English

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

smoke US Thesaurus

the fire was smoking

smoke-dry US English

Cure (meat or fish) by exposing it to smoke

chain-smoke US English

Smoke continually, especially by lighting a new cigarette from the butt of the last one smoked

blow smoke US English

Try to mislead or threaten someone by giving false or exaggerated information

smoke ball US English

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

smoke bomb US English

A bomb that emits dense smoke as it explodes, used to produce a smoke screen

smoke-free US English

Without smoke

smoke ring US English

A ring-shaped puff of smoke exhaled by a smoker

smoke shop US English

A store selling tobacco products and smoking equipment

smoke tree US English

A shrub or small tree of the cashew family that bears long feathery plumes of flowers, giving it a smoky appearance

frozen smoke US English

Another term for aerogel

smoke-filled US English

Containing a lot of smoke, especially from cigarettes

smoke screen US English

A cloud of smoke created to conceal military operations

smoke signal US English

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

smoke-stained US English

Marked or discoloured by smoke

smoke tunnel US English

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

secondary smoke US English

British term for secondhand smoke.

smoke detector US English

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

secondhand smoke US English

Smoke inhaled involuntarily from tobacco being smoked by others

sidestream smoke US English

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

sidestream smoke New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

cigarette smoke that passes into the air

smoke-filled room US English

Used to refer to political bargaining or decision-making that is conducted privately by a small group of influential people rather than more openly or democratically

go up in smoke US English

Be destroyed by fire

smoke and mirrors US English

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

smoke like a chimney US English

Smoke tobacco incessantly

smoke someone/something out in smoke US English

Drive someone or something out of a place by using smoke

smoke someone out in smoke US English

Force someone to make something known

where there's smoke there's fire US English

There’s always some reason for a rumor

blow smoke in smoke US English

Try to mislead or threaten someone by giving false or exaggerated information

smoko US English

A rest from work for a smoke; a tea break

smoke-ho in smoko US English

A rest from work for a smoke; a tea break

put that in one's pipe and smoke it US English

Used to indicate that someone should accept what one has said, even if it is unwelcome

smokebush US English

Another term for smoke tree.

smoke bush in smokebush US English

Another term for smoke tree.

smoke alarm in smoke detector US English

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

smokeeasy US English

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

smokehouse US English

A shed or room for curing food by exposure to smoke

smokejumper US English

A firefighter who parachutes in to the site of a forest fire

smoke jumper in smokejumper US English

A firefighter who parachutes in to the site of a forest fire

smokestack US English

A chimney or funnel for discharging smoke from a locomotive, ship, factory, etc. and helping to induce a draft

woodsmoke US English

The smoke from a wood fire

go up in smoke in smoke US English

Be destroyed by fire

smoke-filled room in room US English

Used to refer to political bargaining or decision-making that is conducted privately by a small group of influential people rather than more openly or democratically

smoke and mirrors in smoke US English

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

smoke like a chimney in smoke US English

Smoke tobacco incessantly

where there's smoke there's fire in smoke US English

There’s always some reason for a rumor


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