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Noun: smoke  smowk
  1. A hot vapour containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    "the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles";
    - smoking
     
  2. A cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    - fume
     
  3. An indication of some hidden activity
    "with all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere"
     
  4. Something with no concrete substance
    "his dreams all turned to smoke"; "it was just smoke and mirrors"
     
  5. Tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
    - roll of tobacco
     
  6. The act of smoking tobacco or other substances
    "he went outside for a smoke";
    - smoking
     
  7. (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity
    "he showed batters nothing but smoke";
    - fastball, heater, hummer, bullet
     
  8. [slang] A street name for marijuana
    - pot [slang], grass [slang], green goddess [slang], dope [slang], weed [slang], gage [slang], sess [slang], sens [slang], skunk [slang], locoweed [N. Amer, slang], Mary Jane [slang]
Verb: smoke  smowk
  1. Inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes
    "We never smoked marijuana"; "Do you smoke?"
     
  2. Emit a cloud of fine particles
    "The chimney was smoking";
    - fume
     
  3. Treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
    "The proper way to smoke a room is to close the windows and doors";
    - fumigate, fume
     
  4. (of food) preserve or flavour by smoking
    "smoke the fish"
     
  5. [N. Amer, informal] Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
    "We smoked the other team on Sunday!";
    - cream [informal], bat, clobber [informal], drub, thrash [informal], lick [informal], marmalise [Brit, informal], marmelise [Brit, informal], slaughter [informal], hammer [informal], marmelize [Brit, informal], muller [Brit, informal], marmalize [Brit, informal], beat hollow [informal], tromp [N. Amer, informal], wipe the floor [informal], trounce, blow away [informal], whale [N. Amer, informal], paste [informal]
     
  6. [N. Amer, informal] Kill by firing a gun
    - shoot, pip [informal], blow away [informal]

Derived forms: smokes, smoked, smoking

Type of: aerosol, baccy [UK, informal], beat, beat out, breathing, cannabis, crush, dagga [S.Africa], delivery, emit, evaporation, external respiration, ganja, give off, give out, habituate, indicant, indication, insubstantiality, kill, marihuana, marijuana, pitch, process, respiration, shell, snout [UK, informal], tobacco, treat, trounce, use, vanquish, vapor [US], vaporisation [Brit], vaporization, vapour [Brit, Cdn], ventilation

Encyclopedia: Smoke, Richard