China white


China white
   heroin
   From the colour, the origin, and the porcelain, perhaps:
    Offered me a whole piece of unstepped-on China white. (Wambaugh, 1981)

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  • China white — may refer to: China White (band), a Huntington Beach, California punk rock band China White, The, a band formed by members of the Canadian Metal act New Day Rising. Slang for α Methylfentanyl or Fentanyl , a heroin analogue, or a refined type of… …   Wikipedia

  • China white — 1. AND Chinese white n. ure or nearly pure heroin. (Drugs.) □ Beware of that China white. □ You never see Chinese white anymore. There’s too many other kinds of junk for anybody to bother with it. 2. n. fentanyl, a synthetic narcotic analgesic.… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • china white — noun Usage: usually capitalized C&W 1. : a pure potent form of heroin originating in southeast Asia 2. : an illicit analogue of the analgesic fentanyl that resembles heroin in its physical appearance and physiological effects * * * Slang. a very… …   Useful english dictionary

  • China white — Chi·na white chī nə (h)wīt n, often cap W 1) a pure potent form of heroin originating in southeastern Asia 2) an illicit analog of the analgesic fentanyl that resembles heroin in its physical appearance and physiological effects …   Medical dictionary

  • China white — fentanyl (more powerful than morphine, also nicknamed Persian white) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • China White — Slang. a very potent form of synthetic heroin. * * * …   Universalium

  • china white — noun heroin …   Wiktionary

  • china white — synthetic heroin (often deadly) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • China White — /tʃaɪnə ˈwaɪt/ (say chuynuh wuyt) noun a very potent form of synthetic heroin …   Australian English dictionary

  • China White (band) — China White Origin Huntington Beach, California, USA Genres Punk rock Years active 1978 1985, 1993 1995, 2002 Present, Labels …   Wikipedia


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