Meaning of “smokeless” in the English Dictionary

"smokeless" in British English

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smokelessadjective

uk /ˈsməʊk.ləs/ us /ˈsmoʊk.ləs/

UK not causing or allowing smoke:

If you live in a smokeless zone you have to use smokeless fuels instead of coal.
smokeless tobacco US

tobacco that is chewed or put in the mouth

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

"smokeless" in American English

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smokelessadjective

us /ˈsmoʊk·ləs/

smokeless adjective (NOT SMOKED)

(of tobacco) chewed and not burned or smoked

smokeless adjective (NOT CAUSING SMOKE)

not causing or allowing smoke:

smokeless candles

(Definition of “smokeless” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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