smoking


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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
References in classic literature ?
I felt angry at first, and then I didn't care, for a governess is as good as a clerk, and I've got sense, if I haven't style, which is more than some people have, judging from the remarks of the elegant beings who clattered away, smoking like bad chimneys.
Funny, eh--just to think of them smoking pipes and chattering as they drove along as unconcerned as I am now.
If his sisters or their friends happened to be among the onlookers on `popular nights,' Sylvester stood back in the shadow under the cottonwood trees, smoking and watching Lena with a harassed expression.
Every light in the hall was ablaze; every lamp turned as high as it could be without smoking the chimney or threatening explosion.
An Indian never starts on such an expedition without smoking over his council-fire; and, though a man of white blood, I honor their customs in this particular, seeing that they are deliberate and wise.
They transgressed without fear or scruple, the rules of behaviour that were binding on all others: smoking tobacco under the beadle's very nose, although each whiff would have cost a townsman a shilling; and quaffing at their pleasure, draughts of wine or aqua-vitae from pocket flasks, which they freely tendered to the gaping crowd around them.
Thus, while the busy dame bustled about the house, or plied her spinning-wheel at one end of the piazza, honest Balt would sit smoking his evening pipe at the other, watching the achievements of a little wooden warrior, who, armed with a sword in each hand, was most valiantly fighting the wind on the pinnacle of the barn.
But I don't fancy having a man smoking in bed with me.
With a grating rush, the three lines flew round the loggerheads with such a force as to gouge deep grooves in them; while so fearful were the harpooneers that this rapid sounding would soon exhaust the lines, that using all their dexterous might, they caught repeated smoking turns with the rope to hold on; till at last --owing to the perpendicular strain from the lead-lined chocks of the boats, whence the three ropes went straight down into the blue --the gunwales of the bows were almost even with the water, while the three sterns tilted high in the air.
Behind her is Kotrina, making her way cautiously, staggering beneath a similar burden; and half a minute later there appears old Grandmother Majauszkiene, with a big yellow bowl of smoking potatoes, nearly as big as herself.
So you did--so you did, honey," said Aunt Chloe, heaping the smoking batter-cakes on his plate; "you know'd your old aunty'd keep the best for you.
A priest bent over him on each side; the executioner stood by; guards were on duty; smoking torches stood in sockets along the walls; in a corner crouched a poor young creature, her face drawn with anguish, a half-wild and hunted look in her eyes, and in her lap lay a little child asleep.