cig

noun
\ ˈsig How to pronounce cig (audio) \

Definition of cig

slang

Examples of cig in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One Harvard University study, for instance, found that at least two chemicals widely used to flavour e-cigs impair cilia function. Molly Longman, refinery29.com, "The Coronavirus Is A Good Reason To Quit Vaping," 19 Mar. 2020 Juul says the program would lock point-of-sale systems when its e-cigs are sold until an ID is scanned. Chris Morris, Fortune, "Juul Will Require Retailers to Scan IDs Before Sales," 29 Aug. 2019 Those who received money fared much better, while e-cigs and medication alone didn’t really help people stay smoke-free. Alessandra Potenza, The Verge, "Money’s better than e-cigs or nicotine gum at helping smokers quit, study says," 23 May 2018 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

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First Known Use of cig

1889, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

1 Apr 2020

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“Cig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cig. Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

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