The noun "smoke" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: clouds that rise from fires, chimneys, etc.
Example sentence: If the wind blew the wrong way, smoke would billow out of my grandma's wood stove and fill the kitchen.
Meaning: a cigarette, or the act of smoking
Example sentence: Every couple of hours, Jimmy would grab his cigarettes and step outside the office for a smoke.
Test your understanding:
- We went onto the balcony to see the smoke.
- We went onto the balcony to have a smoke.