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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
Translations

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