Definition of smoke tunnel in English:

smoke tunnel


  • A form of wind tunnel using thin jets of smoke to show the motion of air.

    • ‘A fan in the smoke tunnel draws smoke into the interior of the housing adjacent a smoke detection device.’
    • ‘Demonstrations in wind and smoke tunnels showed them how vehicle shape affects its speed.’
    • ‘Dr. Strom worked on early versions of wind and smoke tunnels to study air pollution and smoke and fume dispersal from industrial smokestacks.’
    • ‘The shock tube provides a chance for students to observe transient flow, and the smoke tunnel makes it possible view the flow pattern around small objects.’
    • ‘Once the cars are produced, students test them in Pitsco's wind and smoke tunnels.’