smoke signal


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smoke signal

[′smōk ‚sig·nəl]
(ordnance)
A pyrotechnic item designed to produce a sign by means of smoke and used, for example, to provide identification, location, or warning.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Most tribes had their own secret smoke signal systems.
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