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smoke detector

n.
An alarm device that automatically detects the presence of smoke. Also called smoke alarm.

smoke′ detec`tor


n.
an electronic fire alarm that is activated by the presence of smoke.
Also called smoke′ alarm`.
[1925–30]
Translations
detektor kouře
røgalarmrøgdetektor
palohälytin
uzbuna na požar
füstjelzõ
reykskynjari
煙警報器
화재 경보
detektor dymu
brandvarnare
อุปกรณ์ตรวจจับควัน
duman alarmıyangın uyarı cihazı
thiết bị báo cháy

smoke detector

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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.

smoke detector

إِنْذَارُ الدُّخَان detektor kouře røgalarm Rauchmelder συναγερμός ανίχνευσης καπνού alarma contra incendios palohälytin alarme incendie uzbuna na požar allarme antifumo 煙警報器 화재 경보 rookmelder røykvarsler czujnik dymu alarme de incêndio дымовая пожарная сигнализация brandvarnare อุปกรณ์ตรวจจับควัน duman alarmı thiết bị báo cháy 烟雾报警器

smoke detector

n detector m de humo
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