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  • adv. Without smoke; in a smokeless manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without smoke.


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  • The figure on the tapestry smoldered, burning slowly and smokelessly.


  • It is safe to say, however, that no plant will operate smokelessly under any and all conditions of service, nor is there a plant in which the degree of smokelessness does not depend largely upon the intelligence of the operating force.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • With those words the swarm of torii floated a few feet before the Boss and dropped a small glove made of human skin and it burst into flame and disappeared smokelessly -- an ultimate sign of Afterlife loyalty for the Living Computer.

    Editorials from Hell's leading daily newspaper

  • Because it’s largely pure carbon, charcoal burns mostly smokelessly at temperatures approaching 1,800°F/1,000°C.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen


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