(redirected from Syabu)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to Syabu: Syabu syabu
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shabu - 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The police raided a hut on a cattle farm that served as a makeshift syabu (crystal methamphetamine) processing laboratory in Kampung Pengkalan Batu, Mersing on Wednesday, and recorded a seizure of drugs with a street value of more than RM350,000.
Police said three of the four men accused of killing Neil and Aidan after a row were high on mind-bending crystal meth, available for 40p a hit on the island, and known as syabu.
It is available for 40p a hit on the island and known as syabu.
But early this month, police detained three Iranians and a quantity of methamphetamines, called syabu in Malaysia.
Police arrested three men, including a college student, and seized 507.33gm of syabu worth about RM140,000 in an operation in Sungai Petani last Tuesday.
A check on his luggage found four plastic packets believed to be Syabu weighing four kg worth RM1 million.
On Tuesday 11 July 2006 Mohmmad bin Usin, a Malaysian cook aged twenty-eight working at Kuala Belait since 2003, was sentenced to death for smuggling syabu (narcotics) from Sarawak into Negara Brunei Darussalam on the evening of 21 February 2005 (BBO W.12.7.2006).
Yusof Lazim, Narcotic Division assistant director for Intelligence and Operations, was quoted as saying the drugs, locally known as ''syabu'' or ''ice,'' were seized on the day Malaysian Muslims celebrated their new year.
The director of the Sabah state National Drug Agency, Siti Muhaza Sheikh Zainal expressed shock at the number of telephone calls her office had received from women inquiring about whether metamphetamine, locally known as ''syabu,'' could help them lose weight.
He disclosed that an internal operation on August 13 found over 100 personnel attached to state headquarters nationwide to have tested positive for illicit substances, notably syabu or methamphetamine.
"Upon checking, we found 94.15 kg of syabu [the Malaysian term for methamphetamines] hidden in the crates, which had been declared as glass ornaments."
The tests are designed to detect amphetamine-type stimulants (ATSs) found in drugs such as ecstasy and ''syabu,'' a Malaysian drug.