Definition of freebase in English:


Line breaks: free|base
Pronunciation: /ˈfriːbeɪs


(also freebase cocaine) [mass noun]
Cocaine that has been purified by heating with ether, taken by inhaling the fumes or smoking the residue.
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  • The ethnographic study of crack houses and base houses (where freebase cocaine is smoked) has further contributed to understanding the kinds and contexts of drug-related HIV risk that occur in those settings.
  • Everyone was moving on to little cooked rocks; the pieces provided the quick high of freebase cocaine.
  • To a certain extent, smokable cocaine, in the form of freebase had been known for nearly twenty years by experienced cocaine users who produced their own supply.


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Take (freebase cocaine): she set off an LA hotel alarm while she was freebasing cocaine
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  • It was his own addiction that led him to set himself on fire while freebasing cocaine.
  • He complained about it that night while allegedly freebasing cocaine.
  • Remember to never kiss your significant other immediately after freebasing crack-cocaine.

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