cigarette end

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cigarette end

n
(Recreational Drugs) the part of a cigarette that is held in the mouth and that remains unsmoked after it is finished
Translations

cigarette end

nmozzicone m (di sigaretta), cicca
References in classic literature ?
Another thing I was conscious of, strangely enough, was the enormous brass bowl for cigarette ends. Quietly, with the least possible action, Dona Rita moved it to the other side of her motionless person.
Disorder, the remains of dinner, a broken wine-glass on the floor, spilt wine, cigarette ends, fumes of drink and delirium in my brain, an agonising misery in my heart and finally the waiter, who had seen and heard all and was looking inquisitively into my face.
It is nowhere near as unsightly as discarded wrappings of paper, cardboard or plastic; and cigarette ends can quickly disintegrate, especially in wet weather.
A council cracking down on litter louts has found the worst offenders are people dumping cigarette ends.
They were fined for dropping rubbish, including cigarette ends, a match and a bus ticket, following the June crackdown.
The "ash cans" are designed as small airtight aluminium tubes that can hold up to three cigarette ends at a time.
To help prevent a repeat of the fire the trust is issuing walkers with pouches for safely disposing of cigarette ends.
The slabs in this area were littered with cigarette ends, probably about 1,000 over an area of 100 square metres.
Keep Britain Tidy released new research which shows half the population do not drop crisp packets, cigarette ends or sweet wrappers and sandwich crusts, but those who do come up with a set of excuses.
Smokers who litter streets with cigarette ends were today warned of a Teesside council's determination to take action against them.
The council stressed it was not trying to ban smoking in public, but rather ensure that smokers disposed of their cigarette ends responsibly.
Special bins are being installed in Manchester city centre and enforcement officers will issue a fixed penalty notice to anyone seen dropping their cigarette ends on the pavement.