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The air was thick with cigarette smoke.
A column of black smoke slowly rose above the building.
Exploding rockets sent up clouds of smoke.
I'm just going out for a smoke.
Have a smoke.
Without a scholarship, her dreams of college would go up in smoke.
It would take just one match for this whole place to go up in smoke.
Look, he's a nice guy, but there's no smoke without fire.
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American English version of definition of smoke
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of smoke from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.