Also called stack. a pipe for the escape of the smoke or gases of combustion, as on a steamboat, locomotive, or building.
pertaining to, engaged in, or dependent on a basic heavy industry, as steel or automaking:
a tall chimney that conveys smoke into the air Sometimes shortened to stack
- Smoke test
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 […]
noun, plural smokeys. (often initial capital letter) Slang. 1. an officer or officers of a state highway patrol. 2. a state police car.
adjective, smokier, smokiest. 1. emitting smoke, especially in large amounts. 2. hazy; darkened or begrimed with smoke. 3. having the character or appearance of smoke: smoky colors. 4. pertaining to or suggestive of smoke: a smoky haze. 5. of a dull or brownish gray; cloudy. adjective smokier, smokiest 1. emitting, containing, or resembling smoke 2. […]