smokeless

[smohk-lis]

Origin of smokeless

First recorded in 1575–80; smoke + -less
Related formssmoke·less·ly, adverbsmoke·less·ness, noun
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smokeless

adjective
  1. having or producing little or no smokesmokeless fuel
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Word Origin and History for smokeless
adj.

"emitting little smoke," 1580s, from smoke (n.1) + -less.

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