Translation of smoke in Spanish:


humo, n.

Pronunciation /smoʊk//sməʊk/


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    • 1.1(from fire)

      humo masculine
      the smoke-filled room la habitación llena / cargada de humo
      • before noun smoke blue azul grisáceo
      • smoke gray gris humo
      • The blue-gray smoke of cigars thickened the already thick air.
      • A thin, twisting and curling column of smoke emitted from the end of the rolled white paper, which hid the dried and crushed marijuana within it.
      • The higher priced candles are often made with lead-free wicks, which eliminates the problem of smoke and carbon buildup.
      • Sid's shook his head, causing the smoke from the cigarette dangling from the corner of his mouth to float up into his eyes.
      • Instead, the gun emitted a cloud of smoke and grew hot.
      • The smoke from the cigar dissipated into the atmosphere of the room as he exhaled.
      • Cigarette smoke and nicotine cause the heart rate to raise by 15 to 25 beats per minute.
      • By then the fire flared again melting a fire hose and sending thick, black smoke billowing from the burning building.
      • Choking acrid smoke from the burning building engulfed nearby streets and flames could be seen leaping high into the sky.
      • Owners were given until 1 July 1910 to service their vehicles to ensure that the machines did emit dense smoke.
      • It showed the burning house with thick smoke all around it.
      • Five men were led to safety from the upstairs of an Indian restaurant to save them from thick smoke pouring from a burning extractor unit.
      • When she reaches the end of the stage, billows of smoke emit from the dragons' mouths, and the audience oohs and aahs.
      • A regular smoker says that the cigar smoke has to be savoured by rolling in the mouth rather than inhaling it.
      • Cigarette smoke contains a range of xenobiotics, including oxidants and free radicals that can increase lipid peroxidation.
      • They had all been sitting around, not doing much, some of the members were smoking cigarettes and the smoke was filling up the room.
      • He said the large volume of smoke was caused by burning tar.
      • Cigarette smoke not only causes cancer and asthma but causes the skin to lose its elasticity, hence wrinkles around the mouth.
      • When Mr Glister opened the back door to the club he was met by intense heat and thick smoke from his burning car.
      • Those averse to cigarette or cigar smoke may be floored by the cloud of nicotine in the downstairs bar.

    • 1.2British informal dated (London)

      the Smoke Londres

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    • 2.1informal (cigarette)

      cigarrillo masculine
      pitillo masculine
      pucho masculine Latin America informal
      • Another of Hels's friends has just got a good new job close to home, so will no longer need to commute to The Smoke each day.
      • "I came to smoke and talk with my cousin," said Slim Coyote, "so give me a smoke while I'm waiting. He won't mind, he's my cousin."
      • Thursday was a evening of packing and prep for my trip to the Smoke.
      • In the morning I: grab my smokes and coffee and turn on my computer.
      • Expect quiet here today, as I'm off to The Smoke for the day.
      • The smokes are made with tobacco specially processed to reduce nitrosamines, among the most abundant and powerful toxin in cigarettes.
      • Apparently you can get an illegal handgun down in the Smoke for as little as 2-300.
      • As you know I had high hopes for this trip to the Smoke.
      • I heard a voice say hey youngfella, have you got a smoke. I gave him one and we start talking. I ask him how long he has been here.
      • Chandler pulled out his pack of cigarettes and lit his smoke, after leaning me against the building so I didn't fall over.

    • 2.2(act)

      to have a smoke fumarse un cigarrillo
      • I must have a smoke me muero por fumarme un cigarrillo
      • He says that he'd like one of his cigarettes for a smoke, then runs and smashes his hand through the window and gets a carton.
      • I found him some tobacco and he had a smoke outside and we drank tea.
      • Although I was trying to quit smoking, the beer gave me a bad craving and when Mike went for a smoke, I followed and asked to bum one.
      • Plus, when he went outside the apartment to take a quick smoke, he just looked like those fathers on the 50's sitcoms.

    • 2.3slang (marijuana)

      maría feminine slang
      hierba feminine slang
      mota feminine Mexico Central America slang

intransitive verb

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    (person) fumar
    do you smoke? ¿fumas?
    • do you mind if I smoke? ¿te molesta que fume / si fumo?
    • We examined the effects of passive cigarette smoking in nonasthmatic control children and in asthmatic children separately.
    • There are indications that using smokeless tobacco could be as detrimental to fetal health as cigarette smoking.
    • Inside this room were two tables, a group of men sitting in each, some smoking cigars and one smoking what was obviously a joint.
    • And one very elderly man was provided with tobacco which he smoked during his days seated on a bench on the longhouse veranda.
    • The report also showed 10 per cent of pupils were tobacco smokers - smoking at least one cigarette a week.
    • The nicotine patch your doctor has recommended will help make it easier to quit smoking or using smokeless tobacco.
    • He ceased smoking twenty five years prior, having smoked one to two cigarettes a day for ten years.
    • Wolfstorm lit another cigarette, smoking to pass the time.
    • My only regret is that he did not see fit to ban smoking entirely and declare tobacco an illegal drug in this country.
    • Siva's devotees are forbidden to smoke, chew tobacco or inhale snuff.
    • This study found that sixth graders who reported having used candy cigarettes were twice as likely to have also smoked tobacco cigarettes, regardless of parental smoking status.
    • It should be stressed to patients that they should completely stop smoking when initiating nicotine patch therapy to avoid adverse effects.
    • To the sisters' dismay, Mary smoked, chewed tobacco, and drank whiskey.
    • Several years ago, states were suing tobacco companies for medical expenditures resulting from cigarette smoking.
    • The risk of cardiovascular disease in smokers is proportional to the number of cigarettes smoked and how deeply the smoker inhales, and it is apparently greater for women than men.
    • In fact, adolescents typically become addicted at relatively low doses of nicotine. A teenager who smokes just one cigarette a day may have withdrawal symptoms when he or she tries to quit.
    • There is no ventilation system that reduces or eliminates the carcinogenic products of second-hand smoke or the sidestream smoke from cigarette smoking.
    • Living with someone who smokes is not the only relevant source of passive smoking, but few studies have taken account of all sources of exposure.
    • For a while in my twenties, I was smoking about forty cigarettes each day.
    • One of the major problems with smoking and chewing tobacco has to do with the chemical nicotine.
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    (give off smoke)
    echar humo
    the fire was still smoking todavía salía humo de la hoguera
    • the chimney was smoking in the distance se veía a lo lejos el humo de la chimenea
    • that wood is smoking badly esa madera echa mucho humo
    • In a large, heavy-bottomed pot, heat the oil over a high heat until it is almost smoking.
    • The fire smoked on, until eventually a fireman was given the all-clear to escort me safely to my door.
    • Akina stood up and walked down the beach to where the plane was still smoking, the fire unlikely to stop anytime soon.
    • Heat three tablespoons of oil in a large sauté pan until smoking and add the aubergine and sliced onion.
    • The chimneys of the homes smoked as families burned fires inside to keep warm.
    • He was leading her to what appeared to be a central gathering area, where, despite the intense heat of the day, a fire smoked in the centre of the dirt circle.
    • Ships were still smoking and fires kept breaking out on the harbor and Matt knew that no matter what happened after this, he would never forget it.
    • Heat a wok until smoking, add the drained greens and cooked garlic and toss for one to three minutes until heated through.
    • He could now see that it was really smoking and a fire was blazing in spite of the rain sheeting down around it.
    • In the end, all the enemy blades were burned and still smoking from the fire, lying at the feet of its owners.
    • The fires had to be lit and sometimes were left burning all night if there was a smoke problem, as a ‘clear’ fire never smoked.
    • These chimneys may be hard to start and they may smoke as the fire burns low.
    • The six men in the black van were now spilling out, all with guns in their hands, one just fired and still smoking with gunpowder.
    • Now he looked with anger at the building, still smoking from the fire.
    • I skidded to a halt sending sand flying high in the sky as I saw the huts on fire, smoking to the clouds.

transitive verb

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    (cigarettes/tobacco) fumar
    I smoke ten a day (me) fumo diez al día
    • he smokes a pipe fuma en pipa
    • do you mind if I smoke my pipe? ¿te molesta si enciendo la pipa?
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    (cheese/fish/meat) ahumar
    • Smoked salmon can be substituted by any oily fish or even smoked venison or duck.
    • For more than 2 hours the three ate Tomato and basil pasta, bean salada, fresh herb bread and smoked meat and cheeses.
    • The latter are dumplings made with Bauernspeck, carefully cured and smoked bacon, a prominent speciality of the whole of the Tyrol.
    • Use a smoked gammon knuckle, smoked ham hock or whatever smoked bacon bones you can find - or talk your butcher into selling you the ham bone when they get to the end of carving off the meat.
    • I gave up the fags many years ago but I am unable to give up smoked salmon, smoked trout, smoked bacon and smoked eel.