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smokesmokiness

noun, noun /sməuk/
the cloudlike gases and particles of soot given off by something which is burning
humo
Smoke was coming out of the chimney He puffed cigarette smoke into my face.
an act of smoking (a cigarette etc)
cigarrillo, acción de fumar
I came outside for a smoke.
smoked adjective treated with smoke
ahumado
smoked cheese.
smokeless adjective allowing no smoke
libre de humos
Our part of the town is a smokeless zone.
burning without smoke
sin humo
smokeless fuel.
smoker noun a person who smokes cigarettes etc
fumador
When did you become a smoker? He’s a pipe-smoker.
smoking noun the habit of smoking cigarettes etc
fumar
He has given up cigarette-smoking at last Smoking damages your health.
smoky adjective ( comparative smokier, superlative smokiest) filled with, or giving out (too much) smoke
lleno/cargado de humo
The atmosphere in the room was thick and smoky.
like smoke in appearance etc.
humeante
Humeante
smoke detector noun a device in a building which sounds a fire alarm when smoke passes through it
detector de humo
Smoke from the kitchen set the smoke detector off.
smokescreen noun a cloud of smoke used to conceal the movements of troops etc.
cortina de humo
something intended to conceal one’s activities etc
cortina de humo
The announcement was intended as a smokescreen to distract people from what was really going on.
go up in smoke to be completely destroyed by fire
hacerse humo/cenizas, ser consumido por las llamas
The whole house went up in smoke.
to vanish very quickly leaving nothing behind
esfumarse, fracasar, venir abajo, malograrse
All his plans have gone up in smoke.
(Definition of smokesmokiness from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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