dense smoke

dense smoke
Dark smoke as it comes from the smokestack or where common chimney soft or bituminous coal is used for fuel in any considerable quantities. St. Paul v Haugbro, 93 Minn 59, 100 NW 470. Also the smoke created by the burning of certain types of heating oil.

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