a type of crude natural rubber in the form of brown sheets obtained by coagulating latex with an acid, rolling it into sheets, and drying over open wood fires. It is the main raw material for natural rubber products Also called ribbed and smoked sheet Compare crepe rubber
verb (used with object), smoke-dried, smoke-drying. 1. to dry or cure (meat or other food) using smoke. verb (used without object), smoke-dried, smoke-drying. 2. to become dried by smoke: to be eaten as soon as it smoke-dries.
- Smoke-emitting diode
humour, electronics (From “light-emitting diode”) An incorrectly connected diode, probably a light-emitting diode, in the process of losing its magic smoke and becoming a friode. See also LER. (1996-04-28)
- Smoke factory
- Smoke-filled room
[smohk-fild, -fild] /ˈsmoʊkˌfɪld, -ˈfɪld/ noun 1. a place, as a hotel room, for conducting secret negotiations, effecting compromises, devising strategy, etc. smoke-filled room definition A popular expression used to describe a place where the political wheeling and dealing of machine bosses (see machine politics) is conducted. The image originated during the Republican presidential nominating convention […]