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fumesnoun [plural]

uk   us   /fjuːmz/
C1 strong, ​unpleasant, and sometimes ​dangerousgas or ​smoke: exhaust fumes Petrol fumes always make me ​feelill. cigar fumes

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(Definition of fumes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fumesplural noun

 us   /fjumz/
harmful or strong-smelling ​gases or ​smoke: Neighbors ​complain about fumes from the ​nearbysewagetreatmentplant.
(Definition of fumes from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fumes”
in Chinese (Simplified) (浓重难闻,有时有害的)烟,烟雾,气…
in Turkish duman…
in Russian дым, копоть…
in Chinese (Traditional) (濃重難聞,有時有害的)煙,煙霧,氣…
in Polish opary, wyziewy…
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