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

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(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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