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NOUN (8)

1. a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas;
[syn: smoke, fume]

2. a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion;
- Example: "the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles"
[syn: smoke, smoking]

3. an indication of some hidden activity;
- Example: "with all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere"

4. something with no concrete substance;
- Example: "his dreams all turned to smoke"
- Example: "it was just smoke and mirrors"

5. tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder;
[syn: roll of tobacco, smoke]

6. street names for marijuana;
[syn: pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane]

7. the act of smoking tobacco or other substances;
- Example: "he went outside for a smoke"
- Example: "smoking stinks"
[syn: smoke, smoking]

8. (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity;
- Example: "he swung late on the fastball"
- Example: "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
[syn: fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bullet]


VERB (2)

1. inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes;
- Example: "We never smoked marijuana"
- Example: "Do you smoke?"

2. emit a cloud of fine particles;
- Example: "The chimney was fuming"
[syn: fume, smoke]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Smoke \Smoke\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Smoked; p. pr. & vb n. Smoking.] [AS. smocian; akin to D. smoken, G. schmauchen, Dan. sm["o]ge. See Smoke, n.] 1. To emit smoke; to throw off volatile matter in the form of vapor or exhalation; to reek. [1913 Webster] Hard by a cottage chimney smokes. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to burn; to be kindled; to rage. [1913 Webster] The anger of the Lord and his jealousy shall smoke agains. that man. --Deut. xxix. 20. [1913 Webster] 3. To raise a dust or smoke by rapid motion. [1913 Webster] Proud of his steeds, he smokes along the field. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To draw into the mouth the smoke of tobacco burning in a pipe or in the form of a cigar, cigarette, etc.; to habitually use tobacco in this manner. [1913 Webster] 5. To suffer severely; to be punished. [1913 Webster] Some of you shall smoke for it in Rome. --Shak. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Smoke \Smoke\ (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme['o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm["o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance that escapes, or expelled, from a burning body, especially from burning vegetable matter, as wood, coal, peat, or the like. [1913 Webster] Note: The gases of hydrocarbons, raised to a red heat or thereabouts, without a mixture of air enough to produce combustion, disengage their carbon in a fine powder, forming smoke. The disengaged carbon when deposited on solid bodies is soot. [1913 Webster] 2. That which resembles smoke; a vapor; a mist. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything unsubstantial, as idle talk. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. The act of smoking, esp. of smoking tobacco; as, to have a smoke. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Note: Smoke is sometimes joined with other word. forming self-explaining compounds; as, smoke-consuming, smoke-dried, smoke-stained, etc. [1913 Webster] Smoke arch, the smoke box of a locomotive. Smoke ball (Mil.), a ball or case containing a composition which, when it burns, sends forth thick smoke. Smoke black, lampblack. [Obs.] Smoke board, a board suspended before a fireplace to prevent the smoke from coming out into the room. Smoke box, a chamber in a boiler, where the smoke, etc., from the furnace is collected before going out at the chimney. Smoke sail (Naut.), a small sail in the lee of the galley stovepipe, to prevent the smoke from annoying people on deck. Smoke tree (Bot.), a shrub (Rhus Cotinus) in which the flowers are mostly abortive and the panicles transformed into tangles of plumose pedicels looking like wreaths of smoke. To end in smoke, to burned; hence, to be destroyed or ruined; figuratively, to come to nothing. [1913 Webster] Syn: Fume; reek; vapor. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Smoke \Smoke\, v. t. 1. To apply smoke to; to hang in smoke; to disinfect, to cure, etc., by smoke; as, to smoke or fumigate infected clothing; to smoke beef or hams for preservation. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill or scent with smoke; hence, to fill with incense; to perfume. "Smoking the temple." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. To smell out; to hunt out; to find out; to detect. [1913 Webster] I alone Smoked his true person, talked with him. --Chapman. [1913 Webster] He was first smoked by the old Lord Lafeu. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Upon that . . . I began to smoke that they were a parcel of mummers. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 4. To ridicule to the face; to quiz. [Old Slang] [1913 Webster] 5. To inhale and puff out the smoke of, as tobacco; to burn or use in smoking; as, to smoke a pipe or a cigar. [1913 Webster] 6. To subject to the operation of smoke, for the purpose of annoying or driving out; -- often with out; as, to smoke a woodchuck out of his burrow. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

smoke n 1: a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas [syn: smoke, fume] 2: a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion; "the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles" [syn: smoke, 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 [syn: roll of tobacco, smoke] 6: street names for marijuana [syn: pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane] 7: the act of smoking tobacco or other substances; "he went outside for a smoke"; "smoking stinks" [syn: smoke, smoking] 8: (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke" [syn: fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bullet] v 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 fuming" [syn: fume, smoke]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

285 Moby Thesaurus words for "smoke": aerate, aerify, afterdamp, air, air-dry, airy nothing, anhydrate, ash, ashes, atomize, attaint, bake, be livid, be pissed, becloud, bedarken, bedaub, befog, begrime, bemire, bemist, bemud, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bestain, black, blackdamp, blacken, blackwash, blast-freeze, blot, blotch, blow, blur, bluster, boil, brand, breath, breathe out, brine, browned off, brush, bubble, bucket, bullet, burn, butt, calx, carbon, carbonate, carry on, chafe, chain-smoke, charcoal, chaw, chew, chewing, chlorinate, chokedamp, cinder, clabber up, clinker, cloud, cloud over, cloud up, coal, coke, coom, cork, corn, crow, cure, damp, darken, darken over, daub, dehumidify, dehydrate, denigrate, desiccate, dinge, dirt, dirty, dirty up, discolor, distill, drag, drain, draw, dross, dry, dry-cure, dry-salt, dust, ebon, ebonize, ebony, effluvium, embalm, emit, encloud, enmist, ephemera, ephemeral, ephemerid, ephemerides, ephemeris, ether, etherify, etherize, evacuate, evaporate, exhalation, exhale, exhaust, expire, exsiccate, fag, fetid air, fire, firedamp, flatus, fluid, fluidize, fly, fog, fractionate, freeze, freeze-dry, fret, fume, fumigate, gasify, give off, give out, give vent to, go on, grime, habitual smoking, hasten, have a conniption, haze, hydrogenate, illusion, inhale, inhale snuff, ink, insolate, irradiate, jerk, jet, kiln, kipper, lava, let out, malaria, marinade, marinate, mark, mayfly, melanize, mephitis, miasma, mire, mist, muck, muck up, muddy, mummify, murk, nicotine addiction, nicotinism, night, nigrify, nubilate, obnubilate, obscure, open the floodgates, open the sluices, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, oversmoke, oxygenate, parch, perfume, phantom, pickle, pissed off, pitch, preservatize, puff, puff of smoke, pull, quick-freeze, rage, raise Cain, raise hell, raise the devil, raise the roof, rant, rant and rave, rave, raven, reek, refrigerate, rub, run, rush, salt, scorch, scoria, sear, season, seethe, send out, shade, shadow, shrivel, simmer, singe, sizzle, slag, slime, sloe, slubber, slur, smear, smirch, smog, smoke-cure, smokes, smoking, smoking habit, smokings, smolder, smudge, smut, smutch, snows of yesteryear, soak up, soil, soot, speed, spirit, sponge, spray, stain, steam, stew, stigmatize, storm, stuff, sublimate, sublime, sullage, sun, sun-dry, swab, tabacism, tabacosis, tabagism, taint, take on, take snuff, tar, tarnish, thin air, throw a fit, throw off, tobaccoism, torrefy, towel, vapor, vaporize, volatile, volatilize, water vapor, weazen, whiz, wipe, wither, wizen, zip
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

smoke vi. 1. To crash or blow up, usually spectacularly. ?The new version smoked, just like the last one.? Used for both hardware (where it often describes an actual physical event), and software (where it's merely colorful). 2. [from automotive slang] To be conspicuously fast. ?That processor really smokes.? Compare magic smoke.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

smoke 1. To crash or blow up, usually spectacularly. "The new version smoked, just like the last one." Used for both hardware (where it often describes an actual physical event), and software (where it's merely colourful). 2. [Automotive slang] To be conspicuously fast. "That processor really smokes." Compare magic smoke. [Jargon File]