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GHB

abbr.
gamma-hydroxybutyrate

GHB

abbreviation for
(Pharmacology) gamma hydroxybutyrate. Also called: liquid ecstasy
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Noun1.GHB - a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape
club drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
grievous bodily harm, liquid ecstasy, max, easy lay, Georgia home boy, goop, soap, scoop - street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
Translations

GHB

V. gamma-hydroxybutyrate.
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