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filter tip

n
1. (Brewing) an attachment to the mouth end of a cigarette for trapping impurities such as tar during smoking. It consists of any of various dense porous substances, such as cotton
2. (Brewing) a cigarette having such an attachment
ˈfilter-ˌtipped adj

fil′ter tip`


n.
1. a mouthpiece for a cigarette or cigar having a means of filtering the smoke.
2. a cigarette or cigar having such a mouthpiece.
[1930–35]
fil′ter-tipped`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.filter tip - an air filter on the end of a cigarettefilter tip - an air filter on the end of a cigarette; contains material that filters the smoke
air cleaner, air filter - a filter that removes dust from the air that passes through it
filter-tipped cigarette - a cigarette with a filter tip
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I lit the cigarette, but it burned through to the filter tip before I could draw on it," recalled electrician George Bainbridge at the later inquest.
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A month and six hundred puffs later, the matchstick profile was just in sight again when, schoolboy like,I was caught red-handed and left in no doubt that life was too short for the pleasures of the filter tip.
I said 'that's a bit strong, isn't it' - it was a roll-up cigarette anyway, not a filter tip - but he still fined me.
Advocates of federal regulation say such cigarettes can be made "by making small design changes--such as the use of less dense tobacco, less porous paper, a smaller diameter, a filter tip, the addition of `speed bumps' on the filter paper, and the elimination of citrates that are added to the paper to maintain burning.
McMahan was always doing somebody's hair, and cracking that gum, and smoking those cigarettes with the red lipstick on the filter tip end, and rolling her eyes and telling the jokes that made the men laugh like that in the first place, all at the same time.
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