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Smoke

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Smoken. [AS. smoca, fr. smeócan to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. smög, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.].
  •  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]
    " 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]
  •  That which resembles smoke; a vapor; a mist.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Anything unsubstantial, as idle talk.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of smoking, esp. of smoking tobacco; as, to have a smoke.  [1913 Webster]
    " 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.<-- same as go up in smoke. -->
Syn. -- Fume; reek; vapor.
Smokev. i. [AS. smocian; akin to D. smoken, G. schmauchen, Dan. smöge. See Smoke, n.].
  •  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."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, to burn; to be kindled; to rage.  [1913 Webster]
    "The anger of the Lord and his jealousy shall smoke agains. that man."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To raise a dust or smoke by rapid motion.  [1913 Webster]
    "Proud of his steeds, he smokes along the field."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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]
  •  To suffer severely; to be punished.  [1913 Webster]
    "Some of you shall smoke for it in Rome."  [1913 Webster]
Smokev. t. 
  •  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]
  •  To fill or scent with smoke; hence, to fill with incense; to perfume.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To smell out; to hunt out; to find out; to detect.  [1913 Webster]
    "I alone
    Smoked his true person, talked with him.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "He was first smoked by the old Lord Lafeu."  [1913 Webster]
    "Upon that . . . I began to smoke that they were a parcel of mummers."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To ridicule to the face; to quiz.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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]
  •  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]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Smoke, n. & v.
--n.
1 a visible suspension of carbon etc. in air, emitted from a burning substance.
2 an act or period of smoking tobacco (had a quiet smoke).
3 colloq. a cigarette or cigar (got a smoke?).
4 (the Smoke) Brit. & Austral. colloq. a big city, esp. London.
--v.
1 intr. a emit smoke or visible vapour (smoking ruins). b (of a lamp etc.) burn badly with the emission of smoke. c (of a chimney or fire) discharge smoke into the room.
2 a intr. inhale and exhale the smoke of a cigarette or cigar or pipe. b intr. do this habitually. c tr. use (a cigarette etc.) in this way.
3 tr. darken or preserve by the action of smoke (smoked salmon).
4 tr. spoil the taste of in cooking.
5 tr. a rid of insects etc. by the action of smoke. b subdue (insects, esp. bees) in this way.
6 tr. archaic make fun of.
7 tr. bring (oneself) into a specified state by smoking.

Idiom
go up in smoke colloq.
1 be destroyed by fire.
2 (of a plan etc.) come to nothing. no smoke without fire rumours are not entirely baseless.
smoke-ball
1 a puff-ball.
2 a projectile filled with material emitting dense smoke, used to conceal military operations etc. smoke bomb a bomb that emits dense smoke on exploding. smoke-bush = smoke-plant. smoked glass glass darkened with smoke. smoke-dried cured in smoke. smoke-ho Austral. & NZ colloq. = SMOKO.
smoke out
1 drive out by means of smoke.
2 drive out of hiding or secrecy etc. smoke-plant (or -tree) any ornamental shrub of the genus Cotinus, with feathery smokelike fruit-stalks. smoke-ring smoke from a cigarette etc. exhaled in the shape of a ring. smoke-room Brit. = SMOKING-ROOM. smoke-stone cairngorm. smoke-tunnel a form of wind-tunnel using smoke filaments to show the motion of air.
Derivative
smokable adj. (also smokeable).
Etymology
OE smoca f. weak grade of the stem of smeocan emit smoke

THESAURUS

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

ROGET THESAURUS

Smoke

Uncleanness

N uncleanness, impurity, immundity, immundicity, impurity, defilement, contamination, defoedation, soilure, soiliness, abomination, leaven, taint, tainture, fetor, decay, putrescence, putrefaction, corruption, mold, must, mildew, dry rot, mucor, rubigo, slovenry, slovenliness, squalor, dowdy, drab, slut, malkin, slattern, sloven, slammerkin, slammock, slummock, scrub, draggle-tail, mudlark, dust-man, sweep, beast, dirt, filth, soil, slop, dust, cobweb, flue, smoke, soot, smudge, smut, grit, grime, raff, sossle, sozzle, sordes, dregs, grounds, lees, argol, sediment, settlement heeltap, dross, drossiness, mother, precipitate, scoriae, ashes, cinders, recrement, slag, scum, froth, hogwash, ditchwater, dishwater, bilgewater, rinsings, cheeseparings, sweepings, offscourings, outscourings, off scum, caput mortuum, residuum, sprue, fecula, clinker, draff, scurf, scurfiness, exuviae, morphea, fur, furfur, dandruff, tartar, riffraff, vermin, louse, flea, bug, chinch, mud, mire, quagmire, alluvium, silt, sludge, slime, slush, slosh, sposh, spawn, offal, gurry, lientery, garbage, carrion, excreta, slough, peccant humor, pus, matter, suppuration, lienteria, faeces, feces, excrement, ordure, dung, crap, shit, sewage, sewerage, muck, coprolite, guano, manure, compost, dunghill, colluvies, mixen, midden, bog, laystall, sink, privy, jakes, toilet, john, head, cess, cesspool, sump, sough, cloaca, latrines, drain, sewer, common sewer, Cloacina, dust hole, sty, pigsty, lair, den, Augean stable, sink of corruption, slum, rookery, dirty, filthy, grimy, unclean, impure, soiled, not to be handled with kid gloves, dusty, snuffy, smutty, sooty, smoky, thick, turbid, dreggy, slimy, mussy, slovenly, untidy, messy, uncleanly, unkempt, sluttish, dowdy, draggle-tailed, uncombed, unscoured, unswept, unwiped, unwashed, unstrained, unpurified, squalid, lutose, slammocky, slummocky, sozzly, nasty, coarse, foul, offensive, abominable, beastly, reeky, reechy, fetid, decayed, moldy, musty, mildewed, rusty, moth-eaten, mucid, rancid, weak, bad, gone bad, etercoral, lentiginous, touched, fusty, effete, reasty, rotten, corrupt, tainted, high, flyblown, maggoty, putrid, putrefactive, putrescent, putrefied, saprogenic, saprogenous, purulent, carious, peccant, fecal, feculent, stercoraceous, excrementitious, scurfy, scurvy, impetiginous, gory, bloody, rotting, rotten as a pear, rotten as cheese, crapulous, gross, fimetarious, fimicolous, they that touch pitch will be defiled.

VB be unclean, become unclean, rot, putrefy, ferment, fester, rankle, reek, stink, mold, molder, go bad, render unclean, dirt, dirty, daub, blot, blur, smudge, smutch, soil, smoke, tarnish, slaver, spot, smear, smirch, begrease, dabble, drabble, draggle, daggle, spatter, slubber, besmear, bemire, beslime, begrime, befoul, splash, stain, distain, maculate, sully, pollute, defile, debase, contaminate, taint, leaven, corrupt, cover with dust, drabble in the mud, roil, wallow in the mire, slobber, slabber.

Disrespect

VB hold in disrespect, misprize, disregard, slight, trifle with, set at naught, pass by, push aside, overlook, turn one's back upon, laugh in one's sleeve, be disrespectful, be discourteous, treat with disrespect, set down, put down, browbeat, dishonor, desecrate, insult, affront, outrage, speak slightingly of, disparage, vilipend, vilify, call names, throw dirt, fling dirt, drag through the mud, point at, indulge in personalities, make mouths, make faces, bite the thumb, take by the beard, pluck by the beard, toss in a blanket, tar and feather, have in derision, hold in derision, deride, scoff, barrack, sneer, laugh at, snigger, ridicule, gibe, mock, jeer, hiss, hoot, taunt, twit, niggle, gleek, gird, flout, fleer, roast, turn into ridicule, burlesque, laugh to scorn, smoke, fool, make game of, make a fool of, make an April fool of, play a practical joke, lead one a dance, run the rig upon, have a fling at, scout, mob.

Pulverulence

N powderiness, pulverulence, sandiness, efflorescence, friability, powder, dust, sand, shingle, sawdust, grit, meal, bran, flour, farina, rice, paddy, spore, sporule, crumb, seed, grain, particle, limature, filings, debris, detritus, tailings, talus slope, scobs, magistery, fine powder, flocculi, smoke, cloud of dust, cloud of sand, cloud of smoke, puff of smoke, volume of smoke, sand storm, dust storm, pulverization, comminution, attenuation, granulation, disintegration, subaction, contusion, trituration, levigation, abrasion, detrition, multure, limitation, tripsis, filing, mill, arrastra, gristmill, grater, rasp, file, mortar and pestle, nutmeg grater, teeth, grinder, grindstone, kern, quern, koniology, powdery, pulverulent, granular, mealy, floury, farinaceous, branny, furfuraceous, flocculent, dusty, sandy, sabulous, psammous, arenose, arenarious, arenaceous, gritty, efflorescent, impalpable, lentiginous, lepidote, sabuline, sporaceous, sporous, pulverizable, friable, crumbly, shivery, pulverized, attrite, in pieces.

Vaporization

VB render gaseous, vaporize, volatilize, distill, sublime, evaporate, exhale, smoke, transpire, emit vapor, fume, reek, steam, fumigate, cohobate, finestill, bubble, sparge, effervesce, boil.

Heat

VB be hot, glow, flush, sweat, swelter, bask, smoke, reek, stew, simmer, seethe, boil, burn, blister, broil, blaze, flame, smolder, parch, fume, pant, heat, recalesce, thaw, give.

Pungency

N pungency, piquance, piquancy, poignancy haut-gout, strong taste, twang, race, sharpness, acrimony, roughness, unsavoriness, mustard, cayenne, caviare, seasoning, niter, saltpeter, brine (saltiness), carbonate of ammonia, sal ammoniac, sal volatile, smelling salts, hartshorn (acridity), dram, cordial, nip, nicotine, tobacco, snuff, quid, smoke, segar, cigar, cigarette, weed, fragrant weed, Indian weed, Cavendish, fid, negro head, old soldier, rappee, stogy, pungent, strong, high-, full-flavored, high-tasted, high-seasoned, gamy, sharp, stinging, rough, piquant, racy, biting, mordant, spicy, seasoned, hot, hot as pepper, peppery, vellicating, escharotic, meracious, acrid, acrimonious, bitter, rough, unsavory.

VB be pungent, bite the tongue, render pungent, season, spice, salt, pepper, pickle, brine, devil, smoke, chew, take snuff.

Acridity

N acridity, astringency, bite, tear gas, smoke, acrid fumes, acrid, biting, astringent, sharp, harsh, bitter, (5) Sound (i) SOUND IN GENERAL.

Discovery

VB discover, find, determine, evolve, learn, fix upon, pick up, find out, trace out, make out, hunt out, fish out, worm out, ferret out, root out, fathom, bring out, draw out, educe, elicit, bring to light, dig out, grub up, fish up, unearth, disinter, solve, resolve, elucidate, unriddle, unravel, unlock, crack, crack open, pick up, open the lock, find a clue, find clew a to, find the key to the riddle, interpret, disclose, trace, get at, hit it, have it, lay one's finger, lay one's hands upon, spot, get at the truth, arrive at the truth, put the saddle on the right horse, hit the right nail on the head, be near the truth, be warm, get warmer, burn, smoke, scent, sniff, catch a whiff of, smell a rat, open the eyes to, see through, see daylight, see in its true colors, see the cloven foot, detect, catch, catch tripping, pitch upon, fall upon, light upon, hit upon, stumble upon, pop upon, come across, come onto, meet with, meet up with, fall in with, recognize, realize, verify, make certain of, identify, Int, eureka!, aha!, I've got it!.

Doubt

VB disbelieve, discredit, not believe, misbelieve, refuse to admit, refuse to believe, doubt, be doubtful, doubt the truth of, be skeptical as to, diffide, distrust, mistrust, suspect, smoke, scent, smell a rat, have doubts, harbor doubts, entertain doubts, suspicions, have one's doubts, demure, stick at, pause, hesitate, scruple, stop to consider, waver, hang in suspense, hang in doubt, throw doubt upon, raise a question, bring in, call in question, question, challenge, dispute, deny, cavil, cause a doubt, raise a doubt, start a doubt, suggest a doubt, awake a doubt, make suspicion, ergotize, startle, stagger, shake one's faith, shake one's belief, stagger one's faith, stagger one's belief.


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