second-hand smoke

second-hand smoke
The smoke from cigarettes, especially in an enclosed environment, that any person including non-smokers could breathe in.

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  • second-hand smoke — UK US noun [uncountable] smoke from other people’s cigarettes Thesaurus: smoking and not smokinghyponym Derived Word: second hand smoking …   Useful english dictionary

  • Second-hand Smoke — Infobox Album | Name = Second hand Smoke Type = Compilation album Artist = Sublime Released = November 11, 1997 Recorded = 1987 – 1996 Genre = Ska, among others Length = 63:16 Label = MCA Producer = Sublime Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|2|5… …   Wikipedia

  • second-hand smoke — UK / US noun [uncountable] smoke from other people s cigarettes Derived word: second hand smoking noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • second-hand smoke — smoke produced by one person s cigarette (or pipe, etc.) and inhaled by another nearby person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Second-hand smoke — Environmental tobacco smoke that is inhaled involuntarily or passively by someone who is not smoking. Environmental tobacco smoke is generated from the sidestream (the burning end) of a cigarette, pipe or cigar or from the exhaled mainstream (the …   Medical dictionary

  • second-hand smoking — noun [uncountable] Thesaurus: smoking and not smokinghyponym Main entry: second hand smoke …   Useful english dictionary

  • second-hand smoking — See: second hand smoke …   English dictionary

  • third-hand smoke — n. Particles that linger on surfaces after second hand tobacco smoke has dissipated. Example Citations: Researchers have found that third hand smoke containing heavy metals, carcinogens and even radioactive materials lingers long after second… …   New words

  • Third-Hand Smoke — Cigarette smoke contaminants that linger on clothing, hair, and other materials, posing potential health risks long after a cigarette has been extinguished. According to a study reported by The New York Times, the heavy metals, carcinogens, and… …   Dictionary of unconsidered lexicographical trifles

  • Second Hand Planet — Infobox Album | Name = Second Hand Planet Type = Album Artist = Opshop Released = 19 April 2007 Recorded = ??? Genre = Length = Label = Siren Records Producer = Greg Haver Reviews = | Last album = You Are Here (2004) This album = Second Hand… …   Wikipedia

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