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meth·am·phet·a·mine

 (mĕth′ăm-fĕt′ə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
An amine derivative of amphetamine, C10H15N, used in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride as a central nervous system stimulant, both medically and illicitly.

methamphetamine

(ˌmɛθæmˈfɛtəmɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a variety of amphetamine used for its stimulant action
[C20: from meth- + amphetamine]

meth•am•phet•a•mine

(ˌmɛθ æmˈfɛt əˌmin, -mɪn)

n.
a central nervous system stimulant, C10H15N, used in treating narcolepsy, hyperkinesia, and for blood pressure maintenance.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.methamphetamine - an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speed - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
Translations
amfetamiinimetamfetamiini

methamphetamine

[ˌmeθæmˈfetəmiːn] Nmetanfetamina f

methamphetamine

nMetamphetamin nt

methamphetamine, metamphetamine

(INN) n metanfetamina
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Commercial traffickable quantities have been reduced from 100g to 50g of pure methylamphetamine and from 500g to 250g when mixed.
Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, the QCPD head, identified the cops who tested positive for Methylamphetamine (shabu) as PO2 Marlou Baradi from the District Public Safety Batallion (DPSB), PO2 Cornelio M Sarmiento from the Anonas Police Station, PO1 John Santos from Batasan Police Station and PO1 Porferio Sarigumba from Talipapa Police Station.
Officers found PS3,000 worth of the drug - chemical name Methylamphetamine - in Tomasz Kajut's car after he was stopped in Rugby in June last year.
SYDNEY (TAP) - Australia law enforcement agencies discovered $900 million of worth of methylamphetamine hidden in imported boxes of silicon bra inserts and glue bottles.
On August 8 that year, Andrew Liddle, 36, was caught with 12kg of methylamphetamine with an estimated street value of PS2,525,080 travelling from Hartlepool to Northumbria.
They are listed in two groups: Commonly-abused drugs, where the specified limits are low Licenced medicines, where the specified limits are above the normally prescribed therapeutic dose range The commonly-abused drugs include cocaine, cannabis, ketamine, LSD, methylamphetamine, ecstasy and heroin.
Although similar to methylamphetamine, methcathinone (variously known as Cat, Kat, Qat, Ghat, and Chat) possesses a chemical structure resembling cathinone; its side effects and addictive properties are more potent.
This smell is very similar to cat box odour and is unique to one method of methylamphetamine production.
The ACC also reported there was a "massive surge" of ice or crystal methylamphetamine.
The ephedrine seized had the potential to produce about 100 kilograms of methylamphetamine and detectives have arrested a number of key players in what we believe is one of the state's biggest drug supply rings.
Caernarfon crown court heard amphetamine worth more than PS3,900 and methylamphetamine valued at more than PS1,000 were found when police searched their home in Bro Tudur, Llangefni, last December.