sidestream

adjective

side·​stream ˈsīd-ˌstrēm How to pronounce sidestream (audio)
: relating to or being tobacco smoke that is emitted from the lighted end of a cigarette or cigar

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sidestream was in 1951

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“Sidestream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sidestream. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

sidestream

adjective
side·​stream ˈsīd-ˌstrēm How to pronounce sidestream (audio)
: relating to or being tobacco smoke that is emitted from the lit end of a cigarette or cigar compare mainstream

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