Cocaine and Meth

Cocaine

Cocaine (benzoylmethylecgonine) (INN) is a crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant.

cocaine n : a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive [syn: {cocain}]

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "cocaine": Benzedrine, Benzedrine pill, C, Dexamyl, Dexamyl pill, Dexedrine, Dexedrine pill, Methedrine, amphetamine, amphetamine sulfate, coke, crystal, dextroamphetamine sulfate, football, heart, jolly bean, methamphetamine hydrochloride, pep pill, purple heart, snow, speed, stimulant, upper

Cocaine \Co"ca*ine\, n. (Chem.) A powerful narcotic alkaloid, {C17H21NO4}, obtained from the leaves of coca. It is a bitter, white, crystalline substance, and is remarkable for producing local insensibility to pain. It is classified as addictive and is not available in the U. S. without a prescription, but is nevertheless one of the most widespread illegal drugs of abuse. It is used in several forms, including small pellets of free base, called {crack}. Most of the cacaine illegally used in the U.S. is imported. [1913 Webster +PJC]

Meth

Methodism (from - methodos, "pursuit of knowledge") is a movement of Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations, claiming a total of approximately seventy million adherents worldwide.

meth n : amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant [syn: {methamphetamine}, {methamphetamine hydrochloride}, {Methedrine}, {deoxyephedrine}, {chalk}, {chicken feed}, {crank}, {glass}, {ice}, {shabu}, {trash}]

Meth \Meth\, n. See {Meathe}. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Data Sources:

  • cocaine: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • cocaine: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • cocaine: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • meth: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • meth: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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