cig

noun
\ ˈsig How to pronounce cig (audio) \

Definition of cig

slang

Examples of cig in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The e-cig is marketed as a cessation tool for cigarette users. Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, "Here’s How To Finally Put Down Your Juul," 31 Jan. 2020 Evers wants to prevent the sale of vapes to minors, ban e-cig use at school and prevent manipulative advertising. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Why the Bucks are in France, a new brewery and Milwaukee rappers with millions of views and few bookings," 22 Jan. 2020 So, if pneumonia and lung damage weren't enough to discourage you from vaping, remember that popcorn lung is a fatal side-effect—and please, put the e-cig down. Maggie O'neill, Health.com, "What Is Popcorn Lung? What to Know About This Deadly Condition Caused By Vaping," 6 Sep. 2019 The Wall Street Journal reports that federal prosecutors in California are circling e-cig maker Juul (at this point, who isn’t) with a criminal probe. Sy Mukherjee, Fortune, "How One Billionaire Is Trying to Fight Parkinson’s Through Competition: Brainstorm Health," 23 Sep. 2019 If, at that time, e-cig companies cannot prove their products protect public health, the FDA has the right to remove them from the market entirely. Jamie Ducharme, Time, "How Juul Hooked Kids and Ignited a Public Health Crisis," 19 Sep. 2019 The back-to-smoke trend flies in the face of the e-cig industry’s most insistent PR pitch: Vaping helps people quit smoking cigarettes. Los Angeles Times, "Vapers seek relief from nicotine addiction by turning to cigarettes," 16 Sep. 2019 Read this: For schools, preventing e-cig use among students requires 'an army' Contact Emma Austin at eaustin@gannett.com and 502-582-4180 or follow on Twitter @emmacaustin. Emma Austin, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville hospitals seeing increase in dangerous respiratory virus in children," 22 Nov. 2019 Juul, the country’s dominant e-cig maker, also suspended all advertising in the United States and agreed to refrain from lobbying the Trump administration during its discussions about a pending federal crackdown on flavored e-cigs. BostonGlobe.com, "Juul’s local lobbying effort goes up in smoke - The Boston Globe," 27 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of cig

1889, in the meaning defined above

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19 Feb 2020

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“Cig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cig. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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