smoke signal Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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smoke signalnoun [C usually plural]

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mainly UK a ​signal that uses ​smoke from a ​fire to ​represent words, used to ​sendmessages over ​longdistances a ​statement that is a ​sign of what someone's ​intentions are: The ​chancellor was sending outsmokesignals about the new ​budgetproposal.
(Definition of smoke signal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “smoke signal”
in Chinese (Simplified) 烟雾信号, 托词,烟幕…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煙霧信號, 托詞,煙幕…
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