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filter tip

noun
1.
a mouthpiece for a cigarette or cigar having a means of filtering the smoke.
2.
a cigarette or cigar having such a mouthpiece.
Origin of filter tip
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
Related forms
filter-tipped, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for filter tip

filter tip

noun
1.
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.
a cigarette having such an attachment
Derived Forms
filter-tipped, adjective
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