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abbreviation, nounPharmacology.
  1. tetrahydrocannabinol: the primary psychoactive component in marijuana, hashish, and other preparations derived from cannabis plants, especially Cannabis sativa, or produced synthetically: Marijuana potency in these dispensaries is anywhere from 15 to 30 percent THC.

Origin of THC

First recorded in 1965–70

Words Nearby THC Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use THC in a sentence

  • And he left them under THC eyes of the king of Moab, and they abode with him all the days that David was in the hold.

British Dictionary definitions for THC


abbreviation for
  1. tetrahydrocannabidinol: the active ingredient in cannabis, giving it its narcotic and psychoactive effects

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