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filter tip

fil·ter tip
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fil-ter tip]
    • /ˈfɪl tər tɪp/
    • /ˈfɪl.tər ˈtɪp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fil-ter tip]
    • /ˈfɪl tər tɪp/

Definitions of filter tip words

  • noun filter tip a mouthpiece for a cigarette or cigar having a means of filtering the smoke. 1
  • noun filter tip a cigarette or cigar having such a mouthpiece. 1
  • countable noun filter tip 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. 0
  • noun filter tip an attachment to the mouth end of a cigarette for trapping impurities such as tar during smoking. It consists of any of various dense porous substances, such as cotton 0
  • noun filter tip a cigarette having such an attachment 0
  • noun filter tip a cigarette tip containing cellulose, cotton, charcoal, etc. and serving as a mouthpiece through which the smoke is filtered 0

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Origin of filter tip

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
First recorded in 1930-35

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Parts of speech for Filter tip

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

filter tip popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

filter tip usage trend in Literature

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