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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (smoke-emitting)
a. smoking
A lo largo de la calle, se veían las chimeneas humeantes de las casas.All down the street, you could see the smoking chimneys of the houses.
b. smoldering
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La hoguera quedó humeante después de que le echáramos un cubo lleno de agua.The bonfire was still smoldering after we put it out with a bucket of water.
c. smouldering (United Kingdom)
Los restos humeantes de la fogata todavía nos calentaban.The smouldering remains of the fire were still keeping us warm.
2. (producing steam)
a. steaming
Al sorber el café humeante, se me empañaron las lentes.When I sipped my steaming coffee, my glasses misted up.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (que echa humo)
a. smoking
2. (que echa vapor)
a. steaming
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1 [+pipa, madera] smoking
sosteniendo una pipa humeante en el ángulo de la boca la humeante llama temblaba en sus manos la colilla todavía humeante del último cigarrillo
[+mecha, restos] smouldering; smoldering; (EEUU)
los humeantes restos del coche accidentado
[+cañón, escopeta] smoking
dejó caer la escopeta humeante al suelo
2 [+caldo, sopa] steaming
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