American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Emitting or containing little or no smoke: smokeless factory stacks.
- adj. Free from the use of smoking tobacco or from the smoke generated by such use: a smokeless society; a smokeless office setting.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having, emitting, or causing little or no smoke: as, smokeless powder.
- adj. Without smoke.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Making or having no smoke.
- adj. emitting or containing little or no smoke
- smoke + -less (Wiktionary)
“Reynolds petitioned the FDA earlier this year to change a label on smokeless products to No tobacco product is safe, but this product presents substantially lower risks to health than cigarettes.'”
“Public-health officials as high ranking as the surgeon general continued calling smokeless just as dangerous as cigarettes long after published research showed otherwise.”
“In January, Philip Morris withdrew a so-called smokeless product, Taboka Tobaccopaks.”
“Tennessee's attorney general had accused Wilson of glamouring -- glamorizing, that is, the smokeless tobacco brand Skoal.”
“None of the so-called smokeless powders are entirely smokeless, although some of them are very nearly so.”
“It is absolutely smokeless, that is, its products of combustion are entirely gaseous.”
“Had he used the so-called smokeless powder the Haussas might have expended hundreds of rounds without discovering the cheat.”
“A so-called smokeless bituminous coal occurs in various localities; its low percentage of volatile matter makes it an excellent house fuel.”
“Waxman, the top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee, and Pallone, the top Democrat on the panel's health subcommittee, held a hearing last year on chewing tobacco and dip - collectively known as smokeless tobacco.”
“Waxman, the top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee, and Pallone, the top Democrat on the panel's health subcommittee, held a hearing last year on chewing tobacco and dip -- collectively known as smokeless tobacco.”
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