the visible vapor and gases given off by a burning or smoldering substance, especially the gray, brown, or blackish mixture of gases and suspended carbon particles resulting from the combustion of wood, peat, coal, or other organic matter.
something resembling this, as vapor or mist, flying particles, etc.
something unsubstantial, evanescent, or without result:
Their hopes and dreams proved to be smoke.
an obscuring condition:
the smoke of controversy.
an act or spell of smoking something, especially tobacco:
They had a smoke during the intermission.
something for smoking, as a cigar or cigarette:
This is the best smoke on the market.
Slang. a homemade drink consisting of denatured alcohol and water.
Physics, Chemistry. a system of solid particles suspended in a gaseous medium.
a bluish or brownish gray color.
verb (used without object), smoked, smoking.
to give off or emit smoke, as in burning.
to give out smoke offensively or improperly, as a stove.
to send forth steam or vapor, dust, or the like.
to draw into the mouth and puff out the smoke of tobacco or the like, as from a pipe or cigarette.
Slang. to ride or travel with great speed.
verb (used with object), smoked, smoking.
to draw into the mouth and puff out the smoke of:
to smoke tobacco.
to use (a pipe, cigarette, etc.) in this process.
to expose to smoke.
to fumigate (rooms, furniture, etc.).
to cure (meat, fish, etc.) by exposure to smoke.
to color or darken by smoke.
to drive from a refuge by means of smoke.
to force into public view or knowledge; reveal:
to smoke out the leaders of the spy ring.
go up / end in smoke, to terminate without producing a result; be unsuccessful:
All our dreams went up in smoke.
the product of combustion, consisting of fine particles of carbon carried by hot gases and air
any cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
the act of smoking tobacco or other substances, esp in a pipe or as a cigarette or cigar
the duration of smoking such substances
a cigarette or cigar
a substance for smoking, such as pipe tobacco or marijuana
something with no concrete or lasting substance: everything turned to smoke
a thing or condition that obscures
any of various colours similar to that of smoke, esp a dark grey with a bluish, yellowish, or greenish tinge
go up in smoke, end up in smoke
to come to nothing
to burn up vigorously
to flare up in anger
(intransitive) to emit smoke or the like, sometimes excessively or in the wrong place
to draw in on (a burning cigarette, etc) and exhale the smoke
to use tobacco for smoking
(intransitive) (slang) to use marijuana for smoking
(transitive) to bring (oneself) into a specified state by smoking
(transitive) to subject or expose to smoke
(transitive) to cure (meat, fish, cheese, etc) by treating with smoke
(transitive) to fumigate or purify the air of (rooms, etc)
(transitive) to darken (glass, etc) by exposure to smoke
(intransitive) (slang) to move, drive, ride, etc, very fast
(transitive) (obsolete) to tease or mock
(transitive) (archaic) to suspect or detect
the Smoke, short for Big Smoke
A mixture of carbon dioxide, water vapor, and other gases, usually containing particles of soot or other solids, produced by the burning of carbon-containing materials such as wood and coal.
noun 1. smoker (def 2a).
- Smoking clover
[ITS] A display hack originally due to Bill Gosper. Many convergent lines are drawn on a colour monitor in AOS mode (so that every pixel struck has its colour incremented). The lines all have one endpoint in the middle of the screen; the other endpoints are spaced one pixel apart around the perimeter of a […]
[smoh-king-kon-sert] /ˈsmoʊ kɪŋˌkɒn sərt/ noun, British. 1. a concert where smoking is allowed.
noun 1. indisputable proof or evidence of a crime. noun 1. a piece of irrefutable incriminating evidence smokin’ Something that serves as indisputable evidence or proof, especially of a crime. For example, There is no smoking gun in the Oval Office; the President had no role in tampering with the evidence. This expression alludes to […]