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nic·o·tine

 (nĭk′ə-tēn′)
n.
A toxic alkaloid, C10H14N2, that is found in the tobacco plant, constitutes the primary addictive substance in tobacco products, and acts as a stimulant at low doses.

[French, from New Latin nicotiāna, nicotiana; see nicotiana.]
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nicotine

(ˈnɪkəˌtiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless oily acrid toxic liquid that turns yellowish-brown in air and light: the principal alkaloid in tobacco, used as an agricultural insecticide. Formula: C10H14N2
[C19: from French, from New Latin herba nicotiana Nicot's plant, named after J. Nicot (1530–1600), French diplomat who introduced tobacco into France]
ˈnicoˌtined adj
nicotinic adj
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nic•o•tine

(ˈnɪk əˌtin, -tɪn, ˌnɪk əˈtin)

n.
a colorless, oily, water-soluble, highly toxic liquid alkaloid, C10H14N2, found in tobacco and valued as an insecticide.
[1810–20; < French; see nicotiana, -ine2]
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nic·o·tine

(nĭk′ə-tēn′)
A poisonous compound occurring naturally in the tobacco plant. It is used in medicine and as an insecticide. Nicotine can be addictive.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nicotine - an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacconicotine - an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco; used in medicine and as an insecticide
baccy, tobacco - leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
pressor, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor - any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
alkaloid - natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
phytotoxin, plant toxin - any substance produced by plants that is similar in its properties to extracellular bacterial toxin
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Translations
مادَّة النيكوتيننِيكُوتِيـنٌ
nikotin
nikotin
nikotiini
nikotin
nikotin
nikótín
ニコチン
니코틴
nicotina
nikotinas
nikotīns
nikotín
nikotin
สารนิโคตินในยาสูบหรือบุหรี่
chất nicotine

nicotine

[ˈnɪkətiːn]
A. Nnicotina f
B. CPD nicotine poisoning Nnicotinismo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

nicotine

[ˈnɪkətiːn] nnicotine fnicotine patch ntimbre m à la nicotine
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nicotine

nNikotin nt

nicotine

:
nicotine patch
nNikotinpflaster nt
nicotine poisoning
nicotine-stained
adjgelb von Nikotin; fingers alsonikotingelb
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nicotine

[ˈnɪkəˌtiːn] nnicotina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

nicotine

(ˈnikətiːn) noun
a harmful substance contained in tobacco.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

nicotine

نِيكُوتِيـنٌ nikotin nikotin Nikotin νικοτίνη nicotina nikotiini nicotine nikotin nicotina ニコチン 니코틴 nicotine nikotin nikotyna nicotina никотин nikotin สารนิโคตินในยาสูบหรือบุหรี่ nikotin chất nicotine 尼古丁
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nic·o·tine

n. nicotina, alcaloide tóxico, ingrediente principal del tabaco.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

nicotine

n nicotina
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