What does cocaine mean?

Definitions for cocaine
koʊˈkeɪn, ˈkoʊ keɪnco·caine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cocaine, cocainnoun

    a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive

GCIDE

  1. Cocainenoun

    A powerful narcotic alkaloid, C17H21NO4, obtained from the leaves of coca. It is a bitter, white, crystalline substance, and is remarkable for producing local insensibility to pain. It is classified as addictive and is not available in the U. S. without a prescription, but is nevertheless one of the most widespread illegal drugs of abuse. It is used in several forms, including small pellets of free base, called crack. Most of the cacaine illegally used in the U.S. is imported.

Wiktionary

  1. cocainenoun

    A stimulant narcotic in the form of a white powder that users generally self-administer by insufflation through the nose.

  2. cocainenoun

    Any derivative of cocaine.

  3. Etymology: From kuka, probably via cocaïne.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cocainenoun

    a powerful alkaloid, C17H21NO4, obtained from the leaves of coca. It is a bitter, white, crystalline substance, and is remarkable for producing local insensibility to pain

Freebase

  1. Cocaine

    Cocaine is a crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant. The name comes from "coca" and the alkaloid suffix -ine, forming cocaine. It is a stimulant, an appetite suppressant, and a topical anesthetic. Biologically, cocaine acts as a serotonin–norepinephrine–dopamine reuptake inhibitor, also known as a triple reuptake inhibitor. It is addictive because of its effect on the mesolimbic reward pathway. Unlike most molecules, cocaine has pockets with both high hydrophilic and lipophilic efficiency, violating the rule of hydrophilic-lipophilic balance. This causes it to cross the blood–brain barrier far better than other psychoactive chemicals and may even induce blood-brain barrier breakdown. It is controlled internationally by Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cocaine

    an alkaloid from the leaf of the coca plant, used as an anæsthetic.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cocaine

    An alkaloid ester extracted from the leaves of plants including coca. It is a local anesthetic and vasoconstrictor and is clinically used for that purpose, particularly in the eye, ear, nose, and throat. It also has powerful central nervous system effects similar to the amphetamines and is a drug of abuse. Cocaine, like amphetamines, acts by multiple mechanisms on brain catecholaminergic neurons; the mechanism of its reinforcing effects is thought to involve inhibition of dopamine uptake.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cocaine in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cocaine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of cocaine in a Sentence

  1. Fred Delfino:

    Because marijuana isn't the only drug that can cause impairment, Abbott has engineered SoToxa to detect if someone has also recently used cocaine, opiates, benzodiazepines, amphetamines, and methamphetamine, in addition to marijuana.

  2. Thomas Pietschmann:

    The increase in purity is the result of an increase in production from Latin America, from 2013 to 2016, there has been a tripling of cocaine production in Colombia. If there's more on the market, you increase the purity. If there's less in the market, you reduce the purity.

  3. Jorge Rivera:

    If I won't be in the clinic, I'd be on drugs – heroin, cocaine, crack, whatever – or I'd be dead right now.

  4. Noel Monk:

    Eddie was having a lot of problems at that time, after they got married, he had drank too much, he had done too much. They went from the church to the reception. It was a beautiful mansion with wonderful people, but I couldn’t find Eddie. I couldn’t find Valerie. So I went looking for them and found them in the bathroom upstairs… Valerie was soothing him. It was certainly understandable. It didn’t impact their marriage. It certainly didn’t dictate the way things might turned out.’ The marriage lasted for almost two decades until their divorce in 2007, but the band was crumbling much sooner than that. There were mountains of cocaine and ever-flowing booze involved, but Van Halen was also led by a flamboyant singer with a fearsome Jekyll and Hyde personality. David Lee Roth in London. (Courtesy of Noel Monk).

  5. Mark Daniels:

    They've set us up for failure here on the southwest border completely, and let me give you some numbers that kind of highlight what's going on. This fiscal year we've had 10,000 pounds of fentanyl, 180,000 pounds of meth, 86,000 pounds of cocaine, 5,000 pounds of heroin, and 311,000 pounds of marijuana come through the southwest border this fiscal year.

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