filter tip

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A filter tip is a small device at the end of a cigarette that reduces the amount of dangerous substances that pass into the smoker's body. Filter tips are cigarettes that are manufactured with these devices.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • filter tip — ☆ filter tip n. 1. a cigarette tip containing cellulose, cotton, charcoal, etc. and serving as a mouthpiece through which the smoke is filtered 2. a cigarette having such a tip filter tip adj. filter tipped …   English World dictionary

  • filter tip — filter ,tip noun count an object at the end of a cigarette that removes some of the harmful chemicals from the smoke a. a cigarette with a filter tip ╾ filter ,tipped adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • filter tip — n a filter at one end of a cigarette that removes some of the harmful substances from the smoke >filter tipped adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • filter tip — ► NOUN ▪ a filter attached to a cigarette for removing impurities from the inhaled smoke …   English terms dictionary

  • filter tip — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms filter tip : singular filter tip plural filter tips a) an object at the end of a cigarette that removes some of the harmful chemicals from the smoke b) a cigarette with a filter tip Derived word: filter tipped… …   English dictionary

  • filter tip — noun an air filter on the end of a cigarette; contains material that filters the smoke • Hypernyms: ↑air filter, ↑air cleaner • Part Holonyms: ↑filter tipped cigarette * * * ˈfilter tip [filter tip filter tips] …   Useful english dictionary

  • filter tip — filter tipped, adj. 1. a mouthpiece for a cigarette or cigar having a means of filtering the smoke. 2. a cigarette or cigar having such a mouthpiece. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • filter tip — noun Date: 1932 a cigar or cigarette tip designed to filter the smoke before it enters the smoker s mouth; also a cigar or cigarette provided with such a tip • filter tipped adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • filter tip — /ˈfɪltə tɪp/ (say filtuh tip) noun 1. a cigarette or cigar tip with a means of filtering the smoke. 2. a cigarette or cigar provided with such a tip. –filtertipped, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • filter tip — noun a filter attached to a cigarette for removing impurities from the inhaled smoke. Derivatives filter tipped adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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