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Noun: smoke  smowk
  1. A cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    - fume
  2. 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
  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. A street name for marijuana
    - pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, skunk, locoweed [N. Amer], Mary Jane
  7. The act of smoking tobacco or other substances
    "he went outside for a smoke";
    - smoking
  8. (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity
    "he showed batters nothing but smoke";
    - fastball, heater, hummer, bullet
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] Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
    "We smoked the other team on Sunday!";
    - cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick, beat hollow, trounce, whale [N. Amer], hammer, tromp [N. Amer], wipe the floor, muller [Brit], slaughter

Derived forms: smoking, smokes, smoked

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

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