American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An amine derivative of amphetamine, C10H15N, used in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride as a central nervous system stimulant, both medically and illicitly.
- n. A highly addictive phenethylamine stimulant drug, similar to cocaine. Its systematic (UIPAC) name is (S)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine.
“In the glove compartment, there was a-- what they described as a methamphetamine/marijuana pipe.”
“Clay County deputies have busted what they called a methamphetamine manufacturing operation found inside a Middleburg home on Friday night.”
“While many are calling for a renewed commitment to prevention efforts and free condoms, some veterans of the war on AIDS are advocating an entirely new approach to the spread of unsafe sex, much of which is fueled by a surge in methamphetamine abuse.”
“Tom Constantine, the DEA Director, called in the nation's law enforcement officers and he listened, and then we put together what we termed a methamphetamine strategy.”
“And that is methamphetamine, which is now being made in Mexico and smuggled across.”
“Your cover story captured the devastating impact of methamphetamine, which is certainly borne out by our experience at Phoenix House.”
“We are never going to stop the supply of drugs, whether it be elicit drugs that come in on the black market, drugs that are manufactured here from legitimate drugs, methamphetamine, which is manufactured from Sudafed, an over-the - counter drug, or prescription pills.”
“The one thing all four had in common was a fondness for drugs, and that night, according to Balignasa, they were on methamphetamine, which is called crystal meth in drug parlance and is said to give the highest of highs.”
“He had turned to drugs, namely methamphetamine, to cope with long hours running his own successful bricklaying business and with problems in his marriage.”
“In Harrisonburg this week, three searches and five arrests have netted thousands of dollars worth of drugs in what authorities are calling a methamphetamine operation.”
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