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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.
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The media is calling the new song "Smoke Signals" her sexiest track ever.
SMOKE signals are being sent over the dent in values of nicotine-stained cars.
| SNOW SCENES: View of the new giant wind turbines off Whiteley Road, Upper Cumberworth/Ingbirchworth, and bottom left, smoke signals around the giant wind turbines near the Hepworth Iron factory at Hazlehead, Crowedge Pictures by Andy Catchpool (AC220113Asnow-01/22)
Smoke Signals, the film he wrote and co-produced, won the
Films discussed include Shane, There Will Be Blood, Union Pacific, and Smoke Signals and numerous black and white illustrations of key film scenes are included throughout.
EXHIBITIONS Democratic Parade, The Bluecoat, until November 27;Jen Liu and John Baldessari, Ceri Hand, until October 22; eKapa, Bluecoat Display Centre, until October 22;John Sutherst, Liverpool Academy of Arts, until October 13; Double Dutch, Liver pool Academy of Arts, until October 13; Ren Magritte: The Pleasure Principle, Tate Liverpool, until October 16; Costume Drama: Fashion from 1790 to 1850, Sudley House, until May 7, 2012; Robert Therrien: Smoke Signals, Tate Liverpool, until October 23; The Finishing Touch: Women's Accessories, 1830-1940, Lady Lever, until December 11; Made in this World, The Gallery Liverpool, until October 21.
Sorry, but we don't have staff to receive snail-mail, FAXes, smoke signals, semaphore or heliograph.
To find comfort, Casey becomes obsessed with building fires to send smoke signals to her mother, hoping she'll see them and come back.
Pope Bendict timeline PAGE 5 Excited young Brummies PAGE 6 Troubled times for Rome PAGE 7 A day in life of Benedict PAGE 10 The road to Birmingham PAGE 11 Your questions for Pope PAGE 12 A saint in the making PAGE 13 Priest's lifelong mission PAGE 14 My miraculous curePAGE 15 Relics, saints and shrines PAGE 16 Cardinal remembered PAGE 17 The Newman gay claim PAGE 18 Support from all faiths PAGE 19 Coventry nuns on run PAGE 21 The Falklands crisisPAGE 22 John Paul II hysteriaPAGE 23 Contraception debate PAGE 25 Vatican's smoke signals PAGE 26 The tale of female pope PAGE 29 Dark shadow of abuse PAGE 30 Day the world stood still PAGE 31 The pride of Birmingham PAGE 32
Pope Bendict timeline PAG P E 5 Excited young Brummies PAG P E 6 Troubled times for Rome PAG P E 7 A day in life of Benedict PAG P E 10 The road to Birmingham PAG P E 11 Your questions for Pope PAG P E 12 A saint in the making PAG P E 13 Priest's lifelong mission PAG P E 14 My miraculous curePAG P E 15 Relics, saints and shrines PAG P E 16 Cardinal remembered PAG P E 17 The Newman gay claim PAG P E 18 Support from all faiths PAG P E 19 Coventry nuns on run PAG P E 21 The Falklands crisisPAG P E 22 John Paul II hysteriaPAG P E 23 Contraception debate PAG P E 25 Vatican's smoke signals PAG P E 26 The tale of female pope PAG P E 29 Dark shadow of abuse PAG P E 30 Day the world stood still PAG P E 31 The pride of Birmingham PAG P E 32
You see, I now understand smoke signals, American Indian hand signals and have an A-level in "Cheyenne".
The 1998 film Smoke Signals, directed by Chris Eyre (Cheyenne/Arapaho) from a short story and screenplay by Sherman Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d'Alene), is a landmark in Native American cinema.