What does smoke signal mean?

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smoke sig·nal

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  1. smoke signal(Noun)

    A method of long-distance communication sometimes used in ancient and undeveloped societies, consisting of messages conveyed by means of columns or intermittent puffs of smoke.

  2. smoke signal(Noun)

    An indirect message or indication, especially concerning a future event.

  3. smoke signal(Noun)

    A type of flare or combustion device sometimes used as a distress signal.


  1. Smoke signal

    The smoke signal is one of the oldest forms of long-distance communication. It is a form of visual communication used over long distance.

How to pronounce smoke signal?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say smoke signal in sign language?

  1. smokesignal


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smoke signal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smoke signal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of smoke signal in a Sentence

  1. Dawna Langford:

    They shot us up, burned our vehicles to send a smoke signal into the sky.

Images & Illustrations of smoke signal

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