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Definition 1: the act of smoking tobacco or other substances - [noun denoting act]

Samples where smoke or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he went outside for a smoke
  • smoking stinks

Synonyms for smoke in the sense of this definition

(smoke is a kind of ...) the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation

(... is a kind of smoke ) blowing tobacco smoke out into the air

"they smoked up the room with their ceaseless puffing"

(smoke is a part of ...) a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

"he took a puff on his pipe" "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"

Definition 2: (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity - [noun denoting act]

Samples where smoke or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he swung late on the fastball
  • he showed batters nothing but smoke

Synonyms for smoke in the sense of this definition

(smoke is a kind of ...) (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

(... is a kind of smoke ) a fastball that curves slightly away from the side from which it was thrown

(smoke belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 3: tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for smoke in the sense of this definition

(smoke is a kind of ...) leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion

(... is a kind of smoke ) a roll of tobacco for smoking

(... is a kind of smoke ) finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking

Definition 4: street names for marijuana - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for smoke in the sense of this definition

(smoke is a kind of ...) the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect

Definition 5: something with no concrete substance - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where smoke or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his dreams all turned to smoke
  • it was just smoke and mirrors

(smoke is a kind of ...) lacking substance or reality

(smoke is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 6: an indication of some hidden activity - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where smoke or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • with all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere

(smoke is a kind of ...) something that serves to indicate or suggest

"an indication of foul play" "indications of strain" "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"

Definition 7: a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for smoke in the sense of this definition

(smoke is a kind of ...) a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

(... is a kind of smoke ) smoke created by the firing of guns

(... is a kind of smoke ) a stifling cloud of smoke

Definition 8: a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion - [noun denoting process]

Samples where smoke or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

Synonyms for smoke in the sense of this definition

(smoke is a kind of ...) the process of becoming a vapor

Definition 9: inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes - [verb of consumption]

Samples where smoke or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We never smoked marijuana
  • Do you smoke?

(smoke is a kind of ...) take or consume (regularly or habitually)

"She uses drugs rarely"

(... is a kind of smoke ) smoke one cigarette after another; light one cigarette from the preceding one

(... is a kind of smoke ) smoke and exhale strongly

"puff a cigar" "whiff a pipe"

(... is a kind of smoke ) draw deep into the lungs in by breathing

"Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled"

(smoke implies ...) expel air

"Exhale when you lift the weight"

(smoke implies ...) draw in (air)

"Inhale deeply" "inhale the fresh mountain air" "The patient has trouble inspiring" "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"

Definition 10: emit a cloud of fine particles - [verb of weather]

Samples where smoke or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The chimney was fuming

Synonyms for smoke in the sense of this definition

(smoke is a kind of ...) give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.

"The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"

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