meth

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noun \ ˈmeth \

Definition of meth

:methamphetamine
  • … estimates that two-thirds of the violent criminals he tries use meth, cook it or sell it.
  • —Paul Solotaroff
— see crystal meth

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First Known Use of meth

1966


meth-

combining form
variants: or metho-

Definition of meth-

:methyl
  • methacrylic

Origin and Etymology of meth-

International Scientific Vocabulary, from methyl


Medical Dictionary

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noun \ ˈmeth \

medical Definition of meth

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medical Definition of meth


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