smoke


smoke
{{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}}
noun
ADJECTIVE
dense, heavy, thick
black, blue, grey/gray, white, etc.
billowing
acrid, choking
stale

the smell of stale cigarette smoke on your clothes

wood
cigar, cigarette, pipe, tobacco
second-hand

Hundreds of people die each year as a result of exposure to second-hand smoke (= smoke from other people's cigarettes, cigars, etc.).

… OF SMOKE
cloud, column, haze, pall, plume, puff, spiral, wisp

We sat drinking in a haze of cigarette smoke.

The witch disappeared in a puff of smoke.

VERB + SMOKE
belch, belch out, blow, emit

The car ahead was belching out black smoke.

Don't blow smoke in my face!

exhale, inhale
be wreathed in

She sat there wreathed in cigarette smoke.

SMOKE + VERB
belch, billow, come, curl, drift, pour, rise

Blue smoke curled up from her cigarette.

Smoke rose into the sky.

fill sth
hang

A pall of yellow smoke hung over the quarry.

clear

When the smoke cleared we saw the extent of the damage.

SMOKE + NOUN
plume, ring

I taught myself to blow smoke rings.

signal
bomb, grenade
alarm, detector
inhalation
machine

The club had a smoke machine and laser show.

break (informal, esp. AmE)

I was taking a smoke break outside.

PHRASES
go up in smoke

The barn went up in smoke.

full of smoke
thick with smoke

The bar was thick with stale tobacco smoke.

{{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}}
verb
1 cigarette, pipe, etc.
ADVERB
heavily

He has always smoked heavily.

openly

You see kids openly smoking in the streets.

PHRASES
smoke like a chimney (= smoke a lot)

He smokes like a chimney.

2 meat/fish/cheese
ADVERB
heavily
lightly

The ham is cured, then lightly smoked.

Smoke is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑fire
Smoke is used with these nouns as the object: ↑cannabis, ↑cigar, ↑cigarette, ↑cocaine, ↑dope, ↑heroin, ↑marijuana, ↑opium, ↑pipe, ↑tobacco

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Smoke — is the collection of airborne solid and liquid particulates and gases [ [http://www.fire.nist.gov/bfrlpubs/fire95/PDF/f95126.pdf Smoke Production and Properties ] SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering] emitted when a material undergoes… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smoke — [smōk] n. [ME < OE smoca, akin to Ger schmauch < IE base * smeukh , to smoke > Gr smychein, to smolder, Ir mūch, smoke] 1. a) vaporous matter arising from something burning and made visible by minute particles of carbon suspended in it… …   English World dictionary

  • smoke — ► NOUN 1) a visible suspension of carbon or other particles in the air, emitted from a burning substance. 2) an act of smoking tobacco. 3) informal a cigarette or cigar. 4) (the Smoke or the Big Smoke) Brit. a big city, especially London. ► VERB …   English terms dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smoke — ist der Name einer britischen Rockband der 1960er und 1970er Jahre, siehe The Smoke der Titel eines US amerikanischen Independentfilmes, siehe Smoke (Film) der englische Ausdruck für Rauch ein Charakter im Spiel Mortal Kombat ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smoke — Título Smoke Ficha técnica Dirección Wayne Wang Producción Kenzô Horikoshi Satoru Iseki Greg Johnson Hisami Kuroiwa …   Wikipedia Español

  • Smoke-in — Smoke ịn 〈[smoʊk ] n. 15〉 Beisammensein zum gemeinsamen Haschischrauchen [<engl. smoke „rauchen“ + in „in“] * * * Smoke in [ smoʊk ɪn], das; s, s [engl. smoke in, wohl geb. nach ↑Go in u. a., zu: to smoke = rauchen] (Jargon): Zusammentreffen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • smoke — smōk vb, smoked; smok·ing vi to inhale and exhale the fumes of burning plant material and esp. tobacco esp to smoke tobacco habitually vt to inhale and exhale the smoke of <smoked 30 cigarettes a day> * * * (smōk) a colloid system in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Smoke-in — [ smouk in] das; s, s <aus gleichbed. amerik. smoke in zu engl. to smoke »rauchen«, Analogiebildung zu ↑Go in u. Ä.> Zusammentreffen [junger Leute] zum gemeinsamen Haschischrauchen …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch