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freebase

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verb free·base \ˈfrē-ˌbās\

Medical Definition of freebase

freebased; freebasing

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to prepare or use freebase cocaine

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to prepare or use (cocaine) as freebase

freebaser \-ər\play noun



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freebase

noun free·base

Medical Definition of freebase

  1. :  purified solid cocaine (as crack) in a form that is obtained by treating the powdered hydrochloride of cocaine with an alkaloid base (as sodium bicarbonate) and that can be smoked or heated to produce vapors for inhalation; specifically :  cocaine derived from its hydrochloride by treatment with ammonia or a similar alkaloid solution followed by extraction with a solvent (as ether)




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