Definition of Gun smoke

1. Noun. Smoke created by the firing of guns.

Generic synonyms: Fume, Smoke

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gun Smoke

gun emplacement
gun enclosure
gun for
gun for hire
gun fu
gun it
gun lobbies
gun lobby
gun moll
gun muzzle
gun powder
gun powders
gun rest
gun room
gun shy
gun smoke (current term)
gun trigger
gun turret
gunboat diplomacy

Literary usage of Gun smoke

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanics' Magazine (1854)
"... BP, during the loading of the gun, and then returned to the position, AP ; when the gun is fired, the gun's smoke will then be carried out at ..."

2. With Sampson Through the War by William Athelstane Meredith Goode, William Thomas Sampson, Robley Dunglison Evans, Chapman C. Todd (1899)
"Her hull was quite hidden by the curling rolls of her own gun- smoke, and the fighting-tops sailed gracefully, swiftly to sea on a bed of clouds. ..."

3. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1906)
"Its uses will be materially interfered with where smoke from one's own gun's, smoke from the enemy's bursting shells, and spray, intervene; but what of the ..."

4. School Violence: Views of Students & the Community: Congressional Hearings edited by Michael Castle (2001)
"As I got to the door, I pushed the door open and smelled gun smoke, I knew immediately what had happened. I dove to the floor and hid behind the teacher's ..."

5. Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor as Told by the Heroes by James William Buel (1899)
"For a moment after it the cloud of gun-smoke shrouded the turret, but as that thinned away the eager crew saw the 12-inch shell strike into the hull of the ..."

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