sidestream
adjective Date: 1951 relating to or being tobacco smoke that is emitted from the lighted end of a cigarette or cigar

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  • sidestream — side·stream sīd .strēm adj relating to or being tobacco smoke that is emitted from the lit end of a cigarette or cigar compare MAINSTREAM …   Medical dictionary

  • sidestream — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: side (I) + mainstream : relating to or being tobacco smoke that is emitted from the lighted end of a cigarette or cigar compare mainstream 2 herein * * * sideˈstream adjective Denoting smoke exhaled by smokers of… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sidestream smoke — /suyd streem /. See secondhand smoke. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

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