Definition of Stimulant drug
1. Noun. A drug that temporarily quickens some vital process.
Specialized synonyms: Amphetamine, Pep Pill, Speed, Upper, Analeptic, Aphrodisiac, Butyl Nitrite, Isobutyl Nitrite, African Tea, Arabian Tea, Cat, Kat, Khat, Qat, Quat, Methylphenidate, Ritalin, Popper
Generic synonyms: Drug
Derivative terms: Stimulate
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stimulant Drug
Literary usage of Stimulant drug
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Subpart C—Labeling § 340.50 Labeling of stimulant drug products. (a) Statement of identity. The labeling of the product contains the established name of the ..."
2. The Control of the Drink Trade: A Contribution to National Efficiency, 1915-1917 by Henry Carter (1918)
"... and any sedative, narcotic, or stimulant drug or preparation. the sale or supply to or for any member of any of His Majesty's forces of any narcotic or ..."
3. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: State of the Science, Best Practicesby Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper by Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper (2002)
"Solanto, M. V (2000), Neuropharmacological mechanisms of stimulant drug action in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: A review and integration. ..."
4. The Retrospect of Medicine (1858)
"We possess no contra-stimulant drug to he depended on for subduing the sthenic inflammation. We are, therefore, obliged to resort to direct means, ..."
5. An Epitome of Braithwaite's Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery by William Braithwaite, Walter S. Wells (1860)
"We possess no contra-stimulant drug to be depended ou for subduing the sthenic inflammation. We are, therefore, obliged to re. sort to direct means, ..."
6. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Functional Disabilities The physical disabilities associated with stimulant drug abuse are generally the same as those mentioned above for narcotic drug ..."
7. Cocaine Use in America: Epidemmiologic and Clinical Perspectives edited by Nicholas J. Kozel, Edgar H. Adams (1996)
"Verification that the volunteer was knowledgeable about the community of stimulant drug abusers (subjects were asked who referred them). 3. ..."
8. An Epitome of Braithwaite's Retrospect of practical medicine and surgery v.1 by Walter S. Wells, William Braithwaite (1860)
""We possess no contra-stimulant drug to be depended on for subduing the sthenic inflammation. We arc, therefore, obliged to resort to direct means, ..."