Definition of Free-base

1. Verb. Use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes.

Exact synonyms: Base
Generic synonyms: Do Drugs, Drug
Derivative terms: Base, Base



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Free-base

freckleless
freckles
frecklier
freckliest
freckling
frecklings
freckly
frecks
fredaine
fredaines
fredrikssonite
free
free, white, and twenty-one
free-and-easy
free-base (current term)
free-central
free-diver
free-diving
free-enterprise(a)
free-fall
free-fire
free-floating anxiety
free-flowing
free-for-all
free-form
free-hand knife
free-hearted
free-heel skiing
free-lance

Literary usage of Free-base

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1. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1904)
"The degree of the hydrolysis of the aniline hydrochloride is conditioned by temperature, by the degree of dilution, and by excess of free base. ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1894)
"The free base can burn in the air with a feeble yellowish flame. ... It is obvious that the free base must show reducing properties in a much higher degree. ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1903)
"The degree of the hydrolysis of the aniline hydrochloride is conditioned by temperature, by the degree of dilution, and by excess of free base. ..."

4. Introduction to Physical Chemistry by James Walker (1907)
"This assumption enables us to substitute in the left-hand member of the equation the concentrations of total free base and total salt for the concentrations ..."

5. Theoretical Chemistry from the Standpoint of Avogadro's Rule & Thermodynamics by Walther Nernst (1904)
"... and finally, on account of the very feeble dissociation of the base, regard the concentration of BOH as equally that of the free base, ..."

6. The Principles of Inorganic Chemistry by Wilhelm Ostwald (1904)
"If the acid is so weak that its salts, even with strong bases, are hydro- lyzed, ie broken down by water into the free acid and the free base, the free base ..."

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