any of various substitutes for ordinary gunpowder that give off little or no smoke, especially one composed wholly or mostly of guncotton.
any one of a number of explosives that burn with relatively little smoke. They consist mainly of nitrocellulose and are used as propellants
noun 1. snuff1 (def 9). 2. chewing tobacco.
- Smokeless zone
noun 1. an area designated by the local authority where only smokeless fuels are permitted
noun 1. a day during which smokers are encouraged to abstain from smoking as part of a campaign to emphasize the hazards of the practice.
- Smoke point
noun the temperature at which heated fat or oil starts to break down and burn, giving an unpleasant taste to food Usage Note cooking