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fumes

noun [plural] uk   us   /fjuːmz/
C1 strong, unpleasant, and sometimes dangerous gas or smoke: exhaust fumes Petrol fumes always make me feel ill. cigar fumes
Translations of “fumes”
in Chinese (Traditional) (濃重難聞,有時有害的)煙,煙霧,氣…
in Russian дым, копоть…
in Turkish duman…
in Chinese (Simplified) (浓重难闻,有时有害的)烟,烟雾,气…
in Polish opary, wyziewy…
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