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ice (controlled substance)

Definition:

an amphetamine derivative used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Usage:

slang

Plural:

ices

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

C10H15N [chemical formula] | crystal methamphetamine | deoxyephedrine | methamphetamine | methamphetamine hydrochloride | chalk [slang] | chicken feed [slang] | crank [slang] | crystal [slang] | crystal meth [informal] | glass [slang] | meth [informal] | Methedrine [trade name] | shabu [slang] | trash [slang, uncountable noun]

Etymology:

Middle English is, from Old English īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą (compare West...
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Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Methamphetamine | metamfetamine | meth | ice | clouds | crystal | glass | tik | N-methylamphetamine | ...

a psychostimulant of the phenethylamine and amphetamine class of psychoactive drugs. Methamphetamine occurs in two enantiomers, dextrorotary and levorotary; dextromethamphetamine possesses the well-known psychostimulant effects of the drug, while ... (29 of 14673 words, 15 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Methamphetamine

Wiktionary:

methamphetamine hydrochloride | ice [synonym] | crystal [synonym] | crystal meth [synonym] | glass [synonym] | meth [synonym] | methamphetamines [synonym] | methylamphetamine [synonym] | tina [synonym] | ...

The hydrochloride of the drug methamphetamine. (6 of 7 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/methamphetamine hydrochloride

Britannica Encyclopedia:

methamphetamine [drug] | Speed [byname] | d-desoxyephedrine [synonym]

potent and addictive synthetic stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system. It was used widely for legal medical purposes throughout much ... (22 of 325 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/378259​/methamphetamine

Collins Dictionary:

methamphetamine | methedrine [drugs, synonym]

a variety of amphetamine used for its stimulant action (9 of 292 words, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/methamphetamine

Merriam-Webster:

methamphetamine | methedrine | C10H15[chemical formula]

an amine .. used medically in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride especially in the treatment of obesity and often used illicitly as a stimulant (25 of 49 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/methamphetamine

Oxford Dictionary:

methamphetamine

a synthetic drug with more rapid and lasting effects than amphetamine, used illegally as a stimulant.; A methyl derivative of amphetamine; chemical ... (22 of 45 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/methamphetamine

Cambridge Dictionary:

methamphetamine

a drug that makes your mind and body more active. It's addictive (you cannot stop taking it when you have started) and some people take it illegally. (27 of 38 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/methamphetamine

Random House Dictionary:

methamphetamine [pharmacology] | C10H15[chemical formula]

a central nervous system stimulant used clinically in the treatment of narcolepsy, hyperkinesia, and for blood pressure maintenance in hypotensive ... (20 of 36 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/methamphetamine

New World Dictionary:

methamphetamine | C10H15[chemical formula]

a white, crystalline derivative of amphetamine, ..., used in the form of its hydrochloride as a drug that is more stimulating than amphetamine (23 of 31 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/methamphetamine

American Heritage Dictionary:

methamphetamine | C10H15[chemical formula]

An amine derivative of amphetamine, ..., used in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride as a central nervous system stimulant, both medically and ... (23 of 28 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/methamphetamine

Columbia Encyclopedia:

methamphetamine

see amphetamine; methedrine. (3 of 6 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0916195​.html

Macmillan British Dictionary:

crystal meth [uncountable]

an illegal drug that makes people feel they have a lot of energy. It's sold in the form of crystals. (20 of 49 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/crystal-meth

Encarta Dictionary:

methamphetamine | methamphetamines [plural] | C10H15[chemical formula]

a derivative of amphetamine, used illegally as a drug (9 of 26 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861629580​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

ice | iced [past tense] | icing [present participle] | ices [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English is, from Old English īs, from Proto-Germanic *īsą (compare West Frisian iis, Dutch ijs, Low Saxon (Low German) Ies, German Eis, Danish and Swedish is), from Proto-Indo-European ... (29 of 48 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/ice

New World Dictionary:

ice | iced [past tense] | icing [present participle]

Origin: Middle English is from Old English īs, akin to German eis (Old High German īs), Danish is, Old Norse iss ... (20 of 35 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/ice

Oxford Dictionary:

ice

Origin: Old English īs, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch ijs and German Eis

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/ice

Collins Dictionary:

ice | ICE | Ice.

Origin: Old English īs; compare Old High German īs, Old Norse īss

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/ice

American Heritage Dictionary:

ice | iced [past tense] | icing [present participle] | ices [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English is, from Old English īs.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/ice

Merriam-Webster:

ice [entry 1, often attributive, noun]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English is, from Old English īs; akin to Old High German īs ice, Avestan isu- icy

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/ice

Encarta Dictionary:

ice | ices [plural] | iced [past tense] | icing [present participle]

Origin: Old English īs from Germanic

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861619823​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

ice | iced [past tense] | icing [present participle] | ices [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "ice"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/ice

Collins Dictionary:

ice | ICE | Ice.

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "ice"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/ice

Macmillan American Dictionary:

ice [noun] | ices [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "ice"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/ice

ice [transitive, British, verb] | iced [past tense] | icing [present participle] | ices [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "ice"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/ice 17

Macmillan British Dictionary:

ice | ices [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "ice"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/ice

ice [transitive, verb] | iced [past tense] | icing [present participle] | ices [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "ice"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/ice 17

Cambridge Dictionary:

ice [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "ice"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "ice"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/ice 1

the Free Dictionary:

ICE

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "ice" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/ice

Google Dictionary:

ice | ices [plural] | iced [past tense] | icing [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "ice"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

YourDictionary Audio:

ice

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "ice" by speech synthesizer

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