Haze vs. Smoke

Haze vs. Smoke — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Haze and Smoke

Hazenoun

Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility.

Smokenoun

A mixture of gases and small suspended particles of soot or other solids, resulting from the burning of materials such as wood or coal.

Hazenoun

A partially opaque covering

Let the polish dry to a haze before buffing it.

Smokenoun

A cloud of such gases and suspended particles.

Hazenoun

A vague or confused state of mind.

Smokenoun

A vapor, mist, or fume that resembles this.

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Hazeverb

To become misty or hazy; blur.

Smokenoun

Something insubstantial, unreal, or transitory

"What everybody echoes or in silence passes by as true to-day may turn out to be falsehood to-morrow, mere smoke of opinion" (Henry David Thoreau).

Hazeverb

To persecute or harass with meaningless, difficult, or humiliating tasks.

Smokenoun

The act of smoking a form of tobacco

went out for a smoke.

Hazeverb

To initiate, as into a college fraternity, by exacting humiliating performances from or playing rough practical jokes upon.

Smokenoun

The duration of this act.

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Hazenoun

Very fine solid particles (smoke, dust) or liquid droplets (moisture) suspended in the air, slightly limiting visibility.

Smokenoun

(Informal) Tobacco in a form that can be smoked, especially a cigarette

money to buy smokes.

Hazenoun

A reduction of transparency of a clear gas or liquid.

Smokenoun

A substance used in warfare to produce a smokescreen.

Hazenoun

An analogous dullness on a surface that is ideally highly reflective or transparent.

The soap left a persistent haze on the drinking glasses.The furniture has a haze, possibly from some kind of wax.

Smokenoun

Something used to conceal or obscure.

Hazenoun

(figuratively) Any state suggestive of haze in the atmosphere, such as mental confusion or vagueness of memory.

Smokenoun

A pale to grayish blue to bluish or dark gray.

Hazenoun

The degree of cloudiness or turbidity in a clear glass or plastic, measured in percent.

Smokenoun

(Baseball) Pitches thrown at high velocity; fast balls

threw a lot of smoke in the early innings.

Hazenoun

Any substance causing turbidity in beer or wine.

Smokeverb

To draw in and exhale smoke from a cigarette, cigar, or pipe

It's forbidden to smoke here.

Hazeverb

To be hazy, or thick with haze.

Smokeverb

To engage in smoking regularly or habitually

He smoked for years before stopping.

Hazeverb

To perform an unpleasant initiation ritual upon a usually non-consenting individual, especially freshmen to a closed community such as a college or military unit.

Smokeverb

To emit smoke or a smokelike substance

chimneys smoking in the cold air.

Hazeverb

To oppress or harass by forcing to do hard and unnecessary work.

Smokeverb

To emit smoke excessively

The station wagon smoked even after the tune-up.

Hazeverb

(transitive) In a rodeo, to assist the bulldogger by keeping (the steer) running in a straight line.

Smokeverb

To go or proceed at high speed.

Hazenoun

atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility

Smokeverb

To play or perform energetically

The band was really smoking in the second set.

Hazenoun

confusion characterized by lack of clarity

Smokeverb

To draw in and exhale the smoke of (tobacco, for example)

I've never smoked a panatela.

Hazeverb

become hazy, dull, or cloudy

Smokeverb

To do so regularly or habitually

I used to smoke filtered cigarettes.

Hazeverb

harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions

Smokeverb

To preserve (meat or fish) by exposure to the aromatic smoke of burning hardwood, usually after pickling in salt or brine.

Smokeverb

To fumigate (a house, for example).

Smokeverb

To expose (animals, especially insects) to smoke in order to immobilize or drive away.

Smokeverb

To expose (glass) to smoke in order to darken or change its color.

Smokeverb

To kill; murder.

Smokeverb

To defeat decisively, as in a competition.

Smokeverb

(Baseball) To throw (a pitch) at high velocity.

Smokenoun

(uncountable) The visible vapor/vapour, gases, and fine particles given off by burning or smoldering material.

Smokenoun

A cigarette.

Can I bum a smoke off you?;I need to go buy some smokes.

Smokenoun

Anything to smoke (e.g. cigarettes, marijuana, etc.)

Hey, you got some smoke?

Smokenoun

An instance of smoking a cigarette, cigar, etc.; the duration of this act.

I'm going out for a smoke.

Smokenoun

A fleeting illusion; something insubstantial, evanescent, unreal, transitory, or without result.

The excitement behind the new candidate proved to be smoke.

Smokenoun

Something used to obscure or conceal; an obscuring condition; see also smoke and mirrors.

The smoke of controversy.

Smokenoun

(uncountable) A light grey colour/color tinted with blue.

Smokenoun

A particulate of solid or liquid particles dispersed into the air on the battlefield to degrade enemy ground or for aerial observation. Smoke has many uses--screening smoke, signaling smoke, smoke curtain, smoke haze, and smoke deception. Thus it is an artificial aerosol.

Smokenoun

A fastball.

Smokeverb

(transitive) To inhale and exhale the smoke from a burning cigarette, cigar, pipe, etc.

He's smoking his pipe.

Smokeverb

(intransitive) To inhale and exhale tobacco smoke.

Do you smoke?

Smokeverb

(intransitive) To give off smoke.

My old truck was still smoking even after the repairs.

Smokeverb

To preserve or prepare (food) for consumption by treating with smoke.

You'll need to smoke the meat for several hours.

Smokeverb

To fill or scent with smoke; hence, to fill with incense; to perfume.

Smokeverb

(slang) To perform (e.g. music) energetically or skillfully. Almost always in present participle form.

The horn section was really smokin' on that last tune.

Smokeverb

To beat someone at something.

We smoked them at rugby.

Smokeverb

To kill, especially with a gun.

He got smoked by the mob.

Smokeverb

To smell out; to hunt out; to find out; to detect.

Smokeverb

To ridicule to the face; to mock.

Smokeverb

To burn; to be kindled; to rage.

Smokeverb

To raise a dust or smoke by rapid motion.

Smokeverb

To suffer severely; to be punished.

Smokeverb

To punish for a minor offense by excessive physical exercise.

Smokeadjective

Of the colour known as smoke.

Smokeadjective

Made of or with smoke.

Smokenoun

a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas

Smokenoun

a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion;

the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

Smokenoun

an indication of some hidden activity;

with all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere

Smokenoun

something with no concrete substance;

his dreams all turned to smokeit was just smoke and mirrors

Smokenoun

tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder

Smokenoun

street names for marijuana

Smokenoun

the act of smoking tobacco or other substances;

he went outside for a smokesmoking stinks

Smokenoun

(baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity;

he swung late on the fastballhe showed batters nothing but smoke

Smokeverb

inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes;

We never smoked marijuanaDo you smoke?

Smokeverb

emit a cloud of fine particles;

The chimney was fuming