a ledge at the bottom of a smoke chamber, so made as to deflect or break downdrafts from the chimney.
noun 1. a shop selling tobacco products. 2. Slang. a place where marijuana or other illicit drugs are sold surreptitiously. head shop. smoke out
noun 1. Also called stack. a pipe for the escape of the smoke or gases of combustion, as on a steamboat, locomotive, or building. adjective 2. pertaining to, engaged in, or dependent on a basic heavy industry, as steel or automaking: smokestack companies. noun 1. a tall chimney that conveys smoke into the air Sometimes […]
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1. A rudimentary form of testing applied to electronic equipment following repair or reconfiguration, in which power is applied and the tester checks for sparks, smoke, or other dramatic signs of fundamental failure. See magic smoke. 2. By extension, the first run of a piece of software after construction or a critical change. See and […]
noun 1. Also called American smoke tree, chittamwood. a tree, Cotinus obovatus, of the cashew family, native to the southeastern U.S., having egg-shaped leaves and large clusters of small white flowers. 2. Also called Venetian sumac. a related shrub, C. coggygria, of Eurasia, having elliptical leaves and clusters of hairy, purple flowers. noun 1. an […]