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smaze

(smeɪz)
n
(Physical Geography) US a smoky haze, less damp than fog
[C20: from sm(oke + h)aze1]

smaze

(smeɪz)

n.
a mixture of smoke and haze.
[1950–55]
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smaze

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A thick, heavy atmospheric condition offering reduced visibility because of the presence of suspended particles:
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The country's skies are finally clear of the haze or smaze (combination of smoke and haze) that drifted from Indonesia's massive forest fires, the weather bureau said.
In Cebu, however, Cebuanos were greeted with a clear blue sky yesterday that the haze, which the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) prefer to call a smaze - a combination of smoke and haze - has subsided from the alarming level recorded last Saturday.
The environment department, along with representatives from smaze affected countries, are also set to meet with Indonesia by the end of the month," he said on Sunday in an interview aired by government radio station dzRB.
s intense, reflective glare fills your brain with smaze.
Inside the hostel, beside a pathogenic-looking couch and in front of a huge pair of barred, painted-shut French doors that led to a veranda, was a woman sitting behind a low desk of the same species as the one outside, though this one had not had its paint, a cheerless smaze gray, bullied off by the clime.
I congratulated myself as I wound down into the thickening smaze, it isn't grass they're talking about; it's greed.
Smaze has indirectly caused the rescheduling of the arraignment of Jaime Napoles, husband of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles on charges of tax evasion.
The smaze has affected parts of Mindanao and the Visayas, including Metro Cebu.
Now I get it, I congratulated myself as I wound down into the thickening smaze, it isn't grass they're talking about; it's greed.
The weather bureau is optimistic that the smaze (the combination of smoke and haze) affecting the Visayas and Mindanao should start to clear soon, as the prevailing wind is no longer blowing smoke from Indonesia's raging forest fires toward the Philippines.
CEBU CITY - Cebu's sky is being blanketed by a suspected smaze, a mixture of smoke and haze, from Indonesia, prompting the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 to urge Cebuanos to wear a good fit protective mask to avoid respiratory exposure to contaminants.
THE STATE weather bureau on Monday said the smaze (combination of smoke and haze) shrouding the Visayas and Mindanao should abate soon because the winds from the forest fires in Indonesia had shifted direction.