from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not engaging in the smoking of tobacco: nonsmoking passengers.
- adj. Designated or reserved for nonsmokers: the nonsmoking section of a restaurant.
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- adj. Alternative form of non-smoking.
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I don't force you to smoke, but I don't want to hear you complain or preach to me about nonsmoking which is your choice.
I just spent two days in a "nonsmoking" room that happened to be next to a room occupied by a chain smoker.
I just spent two days in a "nonsmoking" room next to a room occupied by a chain smoker.
I mean, yes, I did book a nonsmoking room, as opposed to this one which smells more pungent than Philip Morris' tongue.
In Ms. Cappello's book, Jackson comes across as a complete, complex individual: In addition to being an innovative physician, he was an amateur painter, a nonsmoking teetotaler,and an abstemious eater whose sandwiches included exactly one lettuce leaf.
While most hotels have cut way back or eliminated smoking rooms, you may end up in one if you arrive late and all nonsmoking rooms are booked.
Women who smoke and use hormone replacement therapy containing estrogen and progestins have double the risk of developing breast cancer compared to nonsmoking women on hormone replacement therapy.
"My grandson used to tell me, 'Grandma, you're going to die,'" Koslowitz, now a nonsmoking legislator, said in announcing her vote.
Consider that a 40-year-old nonsmoking male in decent health would pay $956 on average per year for every $100,000 of coverage with a whole life policy; in contrast, his average annual premium for a 30-year term-life policy would be $333 for every $100,000 of coverage, according to the Insurance Information Institute.
Because dissolvable tobacco is new, there aren't many studies specific to it, but one study by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth found that 42% of nonsmoking teens identified Camel Orbs as candy, based on the packaging, which the foundation said is similar to Tic Tac mints.
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