- emitting, producing, or having little or no smoke.
Origin of smokeless
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Examples from the Web for smokeless
American smokeless powder for cannon also has its advantages.
Smokeless explosions may be possible now, but we did not then know how to do any better.Diversions in Sicily
H. Festing Jones
In his hand were a dozen little .22 long, soft-nosed, smokeless cartridges.The Mutiny of the Elsinore
Too soon he saw that the roofs were smokeless, and all the court was deep in weeds.The World's Desire
H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang
The village was asleep, and all its cottages were smokeless.Drolls From Shadowland
J. H. Pearce
- having or producing little or no smokesmokeless fuel
Word Origin and History for smokeless
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