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smoke

1. n. a tobacco cigarette; a pipe of tobacco; a cigar. I think I’ll have a smoke now.
2. n. the act of smoking anything smokable, including drugs. I need a smoke—of anything. I’m going to stop here for a smoke.
3. n. methyl alcohol; bad liquor; any liquor. They call it smoke because when you mix it with water and shake it, it’s cloudy.
4. n. exaggeration; deception. (see also blow smoke, smoke and mirrors.) If the smoke is too obvious, they’ll just get suspicious.
5. tv. to annihilate someone; to shoot someone. (Underworld.) Rocko tried time and time again to smoke Marlowe, always without success.
6. tv. to beat someone in a contest; to outrun, outdistance, or outplay someone. Jill smoked Dave in the bicycle race.
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However, when a fire sweeps through, this litter burns up and the seeds respond freely to the smoke.
Scientists now study how deeply you inhale, how much pressure you put on the cigarette, whether you hold the smoke in the back of your throat, and if so, for how long.
Since the day she was born, 15-year-old Sarah Gerin has lived around the smoke from her parents' cigarettes.
Asked why cigarette ads using photos rarely show either, Carter said, with true esprit de corps, "The cameras may not be sensitive enough to film the smoke.
Animals were yoked so that all but their heads were shielded from the smoke, thus ensuring that they took in all tobacco residue by breathing.
I understand people walking into the building don't want to walk through the smoke, but if they're going to have this law, they have to have some provisions for smokers like a sheltered area near the building,'' said Callahan, who braved Friday's rain to get in a few puffs outside the federal building in Van Nuys.
You can't just go to a drugstore, buy the least expensive pipe you can find, and expect to enjoy the smoke.
National Laboratory, who studied the smoke question with Robert Dickinson and Christine O'Neill at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Two groups -- one British, one German -- predict that the majority of the smoke will remain in the lower atmosphere.
This survey shows an R-rating for tobacco use would, by clearing the smoke from kid-rated movies, cut kids' exposure in theaters by half and help avert 50,000 tobacco deaths or more each year," said Jonathan Polansky, the study's co-author.
Still, tavern owners are wondering whether the smoke really will clear from bars.
The smoke 6 IBM system features high quality OpenGL graphics, uncompressed standard definition video I/O (PAL/NTSC) and a choice of Discreet's high-performance stone(R) Fibre Channel storage arrays, including the option for fully redundant hardware RAID 5 solutions.