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smoke

smoke

 
pronunciation:
smok
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the visible black, gray, or white gases given off into the air by something that is burning.
The smoke went up the chimney.
 
definition 2: something that is like this, such as a vapor or cloud.
Our science project produced some smoke.
definition 3: the act or an instance of smoking tobacco.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: smoked, smokes, smoking
definition 1: to give off smoke or a vapor or gas that looks like smoke.
Although the fire was out, the forest still smoked.
definition 2: to breathe in and let out the smoke of.
It's bad for you to smoke a cigarette.
definition 3: to preserve, and give a flavor to by treating with the smoke of burning wood.
We smoked the ham with hickory wood.
derivation: smokable (smokeable) (adj.)
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  • smoke detector:
    a machine for detecting smoke.
  • smoker:
    a person who smokes cigarettes.
  • smoking:
    the habit of using cigarettes.
  • smokestack:
    a large, tall pipe that carries off smoke from a factory.
  • smoky:
    full of smoke from cigarettes or something else.
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