[ dab-ing ]
/ ˈdæb ɪŋ /
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the consumption of cannabis by inhaling the vapor of heated cannabis extract oil: Experts agree that dabbing is more addictive than smoking.
Also called dab·bin' [dab-in] /ˈdæb ɪn/ . the act of performing a dance move that involves posing with one’s nose in the crook of a bent elbow at chest level while extending the other arm to the side at or above shoulder level, often as a celebratory posture in sports or other competitions.
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Origin of dabbing

2000–05; dab1 (in the sense “to consume cannabis by inhaling heated extract oil”for def. 1; in the sense “a dance step” for def. 2) + -ing1
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