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  • smokelike — adjective Resembling smoke; smoky …   Wiktionary

  • smokelike — adj. resembling smoke, similar to smoke …   English contemporary dictionary

  • smokelike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling smoke …   Useful english dictionary

  • smoke — smokelike, adj. /smohk/, n., v., smoked, smoking. n. 1. the visible vapor and gases given off by a burning or smoldering substance, esp. the gray, brown, or blackish mixture of gases and suspended carbon particles resulting from the combustion of …   Universalium

  • puffball — noun Date: 1649 any of various globose and often edible fungi (especially family Lycoperdaceae) that discharge mature spores in a smokelike cloud when pressed or struck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smoke — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English smoca; akin to Old English smēocan to emit smoke, Middle High German smouch smoke, and probably to Greek smychein to smolder Date: before 12th century 1. a. the gaseous products of burning… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mist (paranormal) — Mist refers to a fog or smokelike haze that appears in photographs and video taken by paranormal teams while touring or investigating reportedly haunted and cursed sites. The popular belief among paranormalists is that this mist is the visual… …   Wikipedia

  • GreatSmoky Mountains — Great Smoky Mountains A range of the Appalachian Mountains on the North Carolina Tennessee border rising to 2,026.1 m (6,643 ft) at Clingmans Dome. The mountains, named for the smokelike haze that often envelops them, are noted for their… …   Universalium

  • aethalium — /ee thay lee euhm/, n., pl. aethalia / lee euh/. Mycol. a large, plump, pillow shaped fruiting body of certain myxomycetes, formed by the aggregation of plasmodia into a single functional mass. [ < NL, orig. a genus of Myxomycetes containing such …   Universalium

  • fume — fumeless, adj. fumelike, adj. fumer, n. fumingly, adv. /fyoohm/, n., v., fumed, fuming. n. 1. Often, fumes. any smokelike or vaporous exhalation from matter or substances, esp. of an odorous or harmful nature: tobacco fumes; noxious fumes of… …   Universalium

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