Free base
Free base Free" base` (fr[=e]" b[=a]s`), n. 1. (Chem.) The basic form of an organic amine which is capable of forming acid salts such as hydrochlorides. [PJC]

2. The basic form of a drug, often more powerful than a salt form because it is more readily absorbed into the blood stream. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Free base — free base, Free base Free base (fr[=e] b[=a]s ), v. i. To ingest the basic form of a narcotic drug, usually by injection. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • free-base — free base, Free base Free base (fr[=e] b[=a]s ), v. i. To ingest the basic form of a narcotic drug, usually by injection. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • free|base — «FREE BAYS», verb, based, bas|ing. noun, adjective. –v.t. to remove the salts and other additives from (cocaine): »The comic was freebasing cocaine…when the mixture exploded (New York Post). –n. cocaine that has been freebased: »Freebase, made by …   Useful english dictionary

  • Free base — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Freebase. Free base (de l anglais « base libre ») réfère à la forme pure, basique d une amine, souvent un alcaloïde naturel, par opposition à ces formes salifiées comme par exemple le chlorhydrate. Un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • free base — AND (free)base 1. n. a smok able, pure extract of cocaine. □ Bart is real big on free base. □ Sam likes base, too. 2. in. to smoke a pure extract of cocaine. □ Rocko has never freebased in his life …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • free-base — verb use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes • Syn: ↑base • Derivationally related forms: ↑base (for: ↑base) • Hypernyms: ↑drug, ↑do drugs …   Useful english dictionary

  • free·base — …   Useful english dictionary

  • free base party — n. a gathering where free base is used. (Drugs.) □ Bart has a free base party about once a week. □ The cops broke up a free base party in Beverly Hills …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • base — 1) n crack. The term is a shortening of free base, a system of smoking purified cocaine which pre dated the use of the more refined and potent crack. The word base was in use among British users in 1989, together with many other nick names. 2) vb …   Contemporary slang

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