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smok·ing

 (smō′kĭng)
adj.
1. Engaging in the smoking of tobacco: smoking passengers.
2. Designated or reserved for smokers: the smoking section of a restaurant.
3. Of or relating to the use of tobacco: corporate smoking policies.

smoking

(ˈsməʊkɪŋ)
n
(Recreational Drugs) the act or habit of smoking cigarettes, cigars, or a pipe
adj
(Commerce) intended for people who want to smoke cigarettes, etc

smoking

  • stogie, stogy - A stogie (or stogy) is named for the Conestoga wagon—as drivers of the wagons rolled tobacco into thin ropes for smoking on long trips; stogies are now long, thin cigars.
  • cigar - Comes from Spanish cigarro, from the Mayan verb sik'ar, "to smoke" or "smoking."
  • dottle - Any tobacco left in a pipe after smoking.
  • pipe dream - Originated with opium smoking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smoking - the act of smoking tobacco or other substancessmoking - the act of smoking tobacco or other substances; "he went outside for a smoke"; "smoking stinks"
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
puffing - blowing tobacco smoke out into the air; "they smoked up the room with their ceaseless puffing"
drag, pull, puff - 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"
2.smoking - 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"
evaporation, vaporisation, vaporization, vapour, vapor - the process of becoming a vapor
Adj.1.smoking - emitting smoke in great volume; "a smoking fireplace"
smoky - marked by or emitting or filled with smoke; "smoky rafters"; "smoky chimneys"; "a smoky fireplace"; "a smoky corridor"
Translations
تدخينتَدْخينتَدْخِيـن
kouřeníkouřící
rygning
tupakointisavuaminensavuava
pušenje
dohányzás
reykingar
喫煙
흡연
kajenje
rökning
การสูบบุหรี่
sigara içmeksigara/puro Vb. içme
sự hút thuốc

smoking

[ˈsməʊkɪŋ]
A. N smoking is bad for youel fumar te perjudica
smoking or non-smoking?¿fumador o no fumador?
to give up smokingdejar de fumar
"no smoking"prohibido fumar
no smoking areazona f de no fumadores
B. CPD smoking car N (US) → coche m de fumadores
smoking compartment Ncompartimento m de fumadores
smoking jacket Nbatín m corto
smoking room Nsala f de fumadores

smoking

[ˈsməʊkɪŋ] n
Smoking is bad for you → Le tabac est mauvais pour la santé.
to give up smoking → arrêter de fumer
"no smoking" (sign)"défense de fumer"smoking area nzone f fumeurssmoking ban ninterdiction f de fumersmoking car n (US)voiture f fumeurs, wagon m fumeurssmoking compartment nvoiture f fumeurs, wagon m fumeurssmoking gun npreuve f tangiblesmoking-related [ˌsməʊkɪŋrɪˈleɪtɪd] adj [disease, illness] → lié(e) au tabac, lié(e) au tabagisme

smoking

adjrauchend
nRauchen nt; “no smokingRauchen verboten

smoking

:
smoking compartment, (US) smoking car
nRaucherabteil nt
smoking gun
n (esp US fig) → entscheidender Beweis
smoking jacket
nRauchjacke f, → Hausjacke f
smoking room
nRauchzimmer nt

smoking

[ˈsməʊkɪŋ]
1. adjfumante
2. nfumo
"no smoking" → "vietato fumare"
he's given up smoking → ha smesso di fumare
smoking can damage your health → il fumo può danneggiare la salute

smoke

(sməuk) noun
1. the cloudlike gases and particles of soot given off by something which is burning. Smoke was coming out of the chimney; He puffed cigarette smoke into my face.
2. an act of smoking (a cigarette etc). I came outside for a smoke.
verb
1. to give off smoke.
2. to draw in and puff out the smoke from (a cigarette etc). I don't smoke, but he smokes cigars.
3. to dry, cure, preserve (ham, fish etc) by hanging it in smoke.
smoked adjective
treated with smoke. smoked cheese.
ˈsmokeless adjective
1. allowing no smoke. Our part of the town is a smokeless zone.
2. burning without smoke. smokeless fuel.
ˈsmoker noun
a person who smokes cigarettes etc. When did you become a smoker?; He's a pipe-smoker.
ˈsmoking noun
the habit of smoking cigarettes etc. He has given up cigarette-smoking at last; Smoking can damage your health.
ˈsmoky adjective
1. filled with, or giving out (too much) smoke. The atmosphere in the room was thick and smoky.
2. like smoke in appearance etc.

ˈsmokiness

noun
smoke detector
a device in a building which sounds a fire alarm when smoke passes through it.
ˈsmokescreen noun
1. a cloud of smoke used to conceal the movements of troops etc.
2. something intended to conceal one's activities etc.
go up in smoke
1. to be completely destroyed by fire. The whole house went up in smoke.
2. to vanish very quickly leaving nothing behind. All his plans have gone up in smoke.

smoking

تَدْخِيـن kouření rygning Rauchen κάπνισμα fumar tupakointi fumer pušenje fumo 喫煙 흡연 roken røyking palenie fumar курение rökning การสูบบุหรี่ sigara içmek sự hút thuốc 吸烟

smoking

n tabaquismo, (el) fumar; passive — tabaquismo pasivo; No smoking.. Prohibido fumar
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