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English noun: smoke

1. smoke (phenomenon) a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas


Synonymsfume


Broader (hypernym)aerosol


Narrower (hyponym)gun smoke, smother

2. smoke (process) a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion


SamplesThe fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles.


Synonymssmoking


Broader (hypernym)evaporation, vapor, vaporisation, vaporization, vapour

3. smoke (communication) an indication of some hidden activity


SamplesWith all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere.


Broader (hypernym)indicant, indication

4. smoke (attribute) something with no concrete substance


SamplesHis dreams all turned to smoke.
It was just smoke and mirrors.


Broader (hypernym)insubstantiality


Domain usagecolloquialism

5. smoke (artifact) tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder


Synonymsroll of tobacco


Broader (hypernym)baccy, tobacco


Narrower (hyponym)butt, cigar, cigaret, cigarette, coffin nail, fag

6. smoke (artifact) street names for marijuana


Synonymsdope, gage, grass, green goddess, locoweed, Mary Jane, pot, sens, sess, skunk, weed


Broader (hypernym)cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana

7. smoke (act) the act of smoking tobacco or other substances


SamplesHe went outside for a smoke.
Smoking stinks.


Synonymssmoking


Broader (hypernym)breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation


Narrower (hyponym)puffing


Part holonymdrag, puff, pull

8. smoke (act) (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity


SamplesHe swung late on the fastball.
He showed batters nothing but smoke.


Synonymsbullet, fastball, heater, hummer


Broader (hypernym)delivery, pitch


Narrower (hyponym)slider


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game


English verb: smoke

1. smoke (consumption) inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes


SamplesWe never smoked marijuana.
Do you smoke?.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)consume, have, ingest, take, take in


Narrower (hyponym)chain-smoke, inhale, puff, whiff


Entailbreathe in, breathe out, exhale, expire, inhale, inspire

2. smoke (weather) emit a cloud of fine particles


SamplesThe chimney was fuming.


Synonymsfume


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)emit, give off, give out









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