♦ smoke

♦ smoke
♦ smoke /sməʊk/
n.
1 [u] fumo: a column [a cloud] of smoke, una colonna [una nuvola] di fumo
2 fumata (anche di droga); fumatina; pipata: I must have a smoke, devo fare una fumatina
3 (pl.) (fam.) sigarette; sigari
4 (slang) (sigaretta di) marijuana
5 (slang) (spreg. USA) negro
6 (fam.) the Smoke, la grande città; (spec.) Londra
7 (slang USA) chiacchiere; balle
smoke alarm = smoke detector ► sotto □ (fig. USA) smoke and mirrors, fumisterie; operazione di facciata □ smoke ball, candelotto fumogeno □ smoke black, nerofumo □ (mil.) smoke bomb, bomba fumogena □ smoke break, pausa ‘sigaretta’; intervallo per fare una fumatina □ (mil.) smoke candle, candelotto fumogeno □ (ecol.) smoke control, controllo dei fumi industriali e domestici (in GB) □ (tecn.) smoke detector, rivelatore del fumo (in un impianto antincendio) □ smoke-dried, affumicato (rif. ad alimenti) □ smoke-filled room, stanza fumosa; (fig.) stanza delle decisioni; stanza dei complotti (o delle cospirazioni) □ (mil., ecc.) smoke grenade, bomba fumogena □ smoke-hole, foro di uscita del fumo; (geol.) fumarola □ smoke-house, affumicatoio (per alimenti); camera di fumigazione (di conceria) □ smoke-in, raduno pubblico in cui si fuma la marijuana (per chiederne la legalizzazione) □ smoke pipe, tubo da stufa □ smoke pot, bidone fumogeno □ smoke ring, anello di fumo: to blow smoke rings, fare anelli in aria (fumando) □ (ingl.) smoke room, sala per fumatori □ smoke screen, (mil.) cortina di fumo (anche fig.); cortina fumogena; (slang USA) dispositivo elettronico contro l'Autovelox □ (edil.) smoke shelf, voltino del focolare □ smoke shop, tabaccheria e negozio di articoli per fumatori □ smoke signal, segnale di fumo; fumata □ (miner.) smoke-stone, quarzo affumicato □ a smoke trail, un fil di fumo □ (bot.) smoke tree (Rhus continus), scotano □ (volg.) to blow smoke up sb.'s arse (USA: up sb.'s ass), raccontare balle a q.; montare la testa a q. □ (fig.) to end up in smoke, finire in niente; andare in fumo; sfumare □ to go up in smoke, bruciarsi completamente; (fig.) andare in fumo, finire in niente: Our plans went up in smoke, i nostri progetti sono andati in fumo □ (slang) like smoke, rapidamente; in un baleno □ (prov.) There's no smoke without fire (o Where there's smoke, there's fire), non c'è fumo senza arrosto.
♦ (to) smoke /sməʊk/
A v. i.
1 fumare; far fumo; emettere fumo: Does he smoke?, fuma?; DIALOGO-Asking for a light- Sorry, I don't smoke, mi dispiace, non fumo; to smoke heavily, essere un forte fumatore; The chimneypots were smoking, i comignoli fumavano; The camp stove smokes awfully, la cucina da campo fa un fumo maledetto; to smoke like a chimney, fumare come un turco
2 (di pipa, ecc.) tirare (bene, male, ecc.)
3 (fig.) emettere vapore; fumare: The horse's sides smoked after the race, dopo la corsa i fianchi del cavallo fumavano
4 (fam.) fumare la marijuana
B v. t.
1 fumare: I used to smoke a pipe, fumavo la pipa
2 affumicare; conservare col fumo; riempire (o annerire) di fumo: to smoke fish, affumicare il pesce; a smoked ceiling, un soffitto annerito dal fumo (o affumicato)
to smoke bees, affumicare le api (cioè, un alveare) □ to have smoked oneself sick, star male per aver fumato troppo □ (USA) to smoke up, affumicare (una stanza, ecc.); (fam.) fumare la marijuana.

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