Definitions for crack cocaine
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A mixture of baking soda and cocaine in solid form that is smoked in a pipe as a narcotic.
A mixture of salt substitute, ether, and cocaine in a semi-liquid form, which is far more potent than if made with baking soda alone.
Origin: So named due to the break up (crack, cracking) of crystals of cocaine during its manufacture.
Crack cocaine is the freebase form of cocaine that can be smoked. It may also be termed rock, work, hard, iron, cavvy, base, or just crack; it is said to be the most addictive form of cocaine, although this has been contested. Crack rocks offer a short but intense high to smokers. Crack appeared primarily in impoverished inner-city neighborhoods in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami in late 1984 and 1985.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The purified, alkaloidal, extra-potent form of cocaine. It is smoked (free-based), injected intravenously, and orally ingested. Use of crack results in alterations in function of the cardiovascular system, the autonomic nervous system, the central nervous system, and the gastrointestinal system. The slang term "crack" was derived from the crackling sound made upon igniting of this form of cocaine for smoking.
The numerical value of crack cocaine in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of crack cocaine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine.
Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine, am I an addict? No. Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stupors.
It’s cheap like crack cocaine, this is as close as we’ve come to a crack cocaine problem since 1995 in terms of the severe reactions, low prices, and that it’s available to young kids, and even homeless populations are now impacted.
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