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freebase

or free-base

[ free-beys ]
/ 藞fri藢be瑟s /
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verb (used with object), free路based, free路bas路ing.
to purify (cocaine) by dissolving in ether, sodium hydroxide, etc., and filtering off the precipitate.
to ingest (freebased cocaine).
verb (used without object), free路based, free路bas路ing.
to freebase cocaine.
noun
freebased cocaine.
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Origin of freebase

First recorded in 1975鈥80; free + base1

OTHER WORDS FROM freebase

freebaser, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for freebase

freebase
/ (藞fri藧藢be瑟s) /

noun
slang cocaine that has been refined by heating it in ether or some other solvent
verb freebases, freebasing or freebased
to refine (cocaine) in this way
to smoke or inhale the fumes from (refined cocaine)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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