[ UK /smˈə‍ʊkɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈsmoʊkɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of smoking tobacco or other substances
    he went outside for a smoke
    smoking stinks
  2. a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles
  1. emitting smoke in great volume
    a smoking fireplace
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How To Use smoking In A Sentence

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