Smoking - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsmoʊkɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word smoking
Brit.  |ˈsməʊkɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word smoking
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to smoke
- the act of smoking tobacco or other substances (syn: smoke)
smoking stinks
- a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion (syn: smoke)
- emitting smoke in great volume
a smoking fireplace

Examples

I gave up smoking nearly ten years ago.

The sign says 'No Smoking'.

He quit smoking six years ago.

I've heard it said that smoking is bad for your health.

The city council is considering a ban on smoking in restaurants.

They don't allow smoking in this hotel.

The ads are intended to increase public awareness of the risks of smoking.

Smoking is bad for your health.

One sure way to improve your health is to stop smoking.

The students were caught smoking on school property.

There can be little doubt that smoking is bad for your health.

Smoking is a risk to your lungs.

If you want to quit smoking, you have to make a serious effort.

The smoking ban is a major topic of discussion these days.

Smoking can seriously damage your lungs.

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