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Humo

Léxico relacionado con el tabaco

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/14/2006
Word: Humo
(HU-mo), sustantivo masculino.
English: Smoke
Etymology: Del latín fumus.
Meaning: Producto gaseoso de una combustión incompleta, compuesto principalmente por vapor de agua y ácido carbónico que lleva consigo carbón en polvo muy tenue.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el tabaco
Example:

"... el peligro que corren aquéllos que, sin hacerlo directamente, se ven obligados a respirar el humo ambiental del cigarro..."
(Teresa Salvador. Tabaquismo. Ed. Aguilar.

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