end+in+smoke

  • 1 end in smoke — If something ends in smoke, it produces no concrete or positive result. This expression refers to the boasting by a person, of having put in a lot of efforts by him, for a particular cause or to attain a result which is very difficult to be done… …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 2 end in smoke — end with no results …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 To end in smoke — Smoke Smoke (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme[ o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm[ o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Smoke — (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme[ o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm[ o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance that… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Smoke arch — Smoke Smoke (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme[ o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm[ o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Smoke ball — Smoke Smoke (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme[ o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm[ o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Smoke black — Smoke Smoke (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme[ o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm[ o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Smoke board — Smoke Smoke (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme[ o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm[ o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Smoke box — Smoke Smoke (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme[ o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm[ o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Smoke sail — Smoke Smoke (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme[ o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm[ o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Smoke tree — Smoke Smoke (sm[=o]k), n. [AS. smoca, fr. sme[ o]can to smoke; akin to LG. & D. smook smoke, Dan. sm[ o]g, G. schmauch, and perh. to Gr. ??? to burn in a smoldering fire; cf. Lith. smaugti to choke.] 1. The visible exhalation, vapor, or substance …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 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

  • 13 Smoke testing — is a term used in plumbing, woodwind repair, electronics, computer software development, and the entertainment industry. It refers to the first test made after repairs or first assembly to provide some assurance that the system under test will… …

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  • 14 End time — End time, End times, or End of days are the eschatological writings in the three Abrahamic religions and in doomsday scenarios in various other non Abrahamic religions. In Abrahamic religions, End times are often depicted as a time of tribulation …

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  • 15 Smoke and mirrors (disambiguation) — Smoke and mirrors may refer to: * smoke and mirrors , a phrase used to describe functionality which does not exist * Smoke and Mirrors (book) , a short story and poem anthology by Neil Gaiman * Smoke and Mirrors , the novel by Tanya Huff * , a… …

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  • 16 Smoke On The Daughter — Episodio de Los Simpson Episodio n.º Temporada 19 Episodio 415 Código de producción KABF08 Guionista(s) Billy Kimball Director Lance Kramer Fecha de emisión …

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  • 17 Smoke on the Daughter — «Smoke on the Daughter» «Дым над дочуркой» Эпизод «Симпсонов» …

    Википедия

  • 18 smoke — /smoʊk / (say smohk) noun 1. the visible exhalation given off by a burning or smouldering substance, especially the grey, brown, or blackish mixture of gases and suspended carbon particles resulting from the combustion of wood, peat, coal, or… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 19 Smoke Creek Desert — Geobox|Desert name = Smoke Creek Desert native name = other name = category = image caption = official name = etymology = motto = nickname = symbol = country = United States state = Nevada region = district = Washoe County municipality = parent …

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  • 20 Smoke detector — A smoke detector is a device that detects smoke, typically as an indicator of fire. Commercial, industrial, and mass residential devices issue a signal to a fire alarm system, while household detectors, known as smoke alarms, generally issue a… …

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