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smoke

 
 
pronunciation:
smok
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: the black, white, or gray gases that you see in the air when something burns.
The smoke went up the chimney.
 
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part of speech: verb
inflections: smokes, smoking, smoked
definition 1: to breathe in and breath out smoke from a lit cigarette, cigar, pipe, or other similar thing.
 
definition 2: to preserve and give a flavor to something by treating with the smoke of burning wood.
We smoked the turkey with apple wood.
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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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