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smoke

noun uk   /sməʊk/  us   /smoʊk/

smoke noun (GREY GAS)

B1 [U] the grey, black, or white mixture of gas and very small pieces of carbon that is produced when something burns: cigarette smoke a tiny smoke-filled room The fire produced a pall (= large mass) of smoke visible 20 miles away. Plumes of smoke billowed from the chimney. She leaned back thoughtfully and blew a puff of (= a small amount of) smoke into the air.go up in smoke to be destroyed by burning: Because of the fire, hundreds of houses went up in smoke. Something that goes up in smoke fails to produce the result that was wanted: When the business went bankrupt, 20 years of hard work went up in smoke.
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smoke noun (CIGARETTE)

[S] the act of smoking a cigarette: I really enjoy a smoke at the end of a meal. [C] informal a cigarette: Would you buy me some smokes while you're out?

smoke noun (CITY)

the (big) smoke UK and Australian English informal any large city, especially London, Sydney, or Melbourne: He was a young lad of 16 when he first came to the big smoke.

smoke

verb uk   /sməʊk/  us   /smoʊk/

smoke verb (BREATHE SMOKE)

A1 [I or T] to breathe smoke into the mouth and usually lungs from a cigarette, pipe, etc.: Do you mind if I smoke? I used to smoke a packet (US pack) of cigarettes a day.
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smoke verb (GREY GAS)

[I] to produce smoke as a result of industrial activity or of something such as an electrical fault: The skyline is dominated by smoking factory chimneys. Suddenly the TV went blank and started smoking.

smoke verb (PRESERVE)

[T] to preserve meat, fish, or cheese using smoke from burning wood: People in Egypt were salting, drying, and smoking fish and meat 6,000 years ago. She had champagne and smoked salmon sandwiches at her birthday party.
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Traducciones de “smoke”
en árabe دُخّان…
en coreano 연기…
in Malaysian mengasapi…
en francés fumer…
en turco duman, sigara içen…
en italiano fumo…
en chino (tradicionál) 灰色氣體, (燃燒所産生的)煙,煙霧…
en ruso дым, курение…
en polaco dym, papieros, dymek…
in Vietnamese hun khói…
en español ahumar…
en portugués fumaça…
in Thai รมควัน…
en alemán räuchern…
en catalán fum…
en japonés 煙…
in Indonesian mengasapi…
en chino (simplificado) 灰色气体, (燃烧所产生的)烟,烟雾…
(Definition of smoke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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