crack cocaine


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crack cocaine

n.
Chemically purified, very potent cocaine in pellet form that is smoked through a glass pipe and is considered highly and rapidly addictive.

[From its preparation by breaking cocaine crystals into pellets.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crack cocaine - a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snortedcrack cocaine - a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
cocain, cocaine - a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
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