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1mainline

verb main·line \ˈmān-ˌlīn\

: to inject (a drug) directly into a vein

Full Definition of MAINLINE

transitive verb
slang
:  to take by or as if by injecting into a principal vein
intransitive verb
slang :  to mainline a narcotic drug

Examples of MAINLINE

  1. His addiction grew worse when he began mainlining.

First Known Use of MAINLINE

1938

Rhymes with MAINLINE

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2mainline

adjective

: belonging to an established and widely accepted group or system

Full Definition of MAINLINE

:  being part of an established group; also :  being in the mainstream

First Known Use of MAINLINE

1941
Medical Dictionary

mainline

verb main·line \ˈmān-ˈlīn\
main·linedmain·lin·ing

Medical Definition of MAINLINE

transitive verb
slang :  to take by or as if by injecting into a principal vein
intransitive verb
slang :  to mainline a narcotic drug (as heroin)

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