Definition of solvent abuse in English:

solvent abuse

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noun

[mass noun]
  • The use of certain volatile organic solvents as intoxicants by inhalation, e.g. glue-sniffing.
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    • The issues raised by the Minister relate back to the tragic death of six young people due to solvent abuse, to the inhalation of substances.
    • He also conceded that amphetamines were still being traded in Bangkok's Klong Toey slum area, and that former amphetamines addicts were turning to solvent abuse in increasing numbers.
    • Although some local youngsters are known to use the soft drug cannabis, glue or solvent abuse is not seen as a big problem in Ilkley.

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