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methamphetamine

(mĕth'ămfĕt`əmēn): see amphetamineamphetamine
, any one of a group of drugs that are powerful central nervous system stimulants. Amphetamines have stimulating effects opposite to the effects of depressants such as alcohol, narcotics, and barbiturates.
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; methedrinemethedrine
, drug of the amphetamine group. Also known as methamphetamine, it is used as a stimulant.
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''Hiropon,'' described as a ''deliciously scandalous sculpture'' in Christie's auction brochure, is one of Murakami's most critically acclaimed works, having been exhibited in Japan, the United States, France and Mexico.
"A major component of Superflat," said MOCA Research Assistant Michael Darling, who visited Murakami's studio, Hiropon Factory, in Japan, "is the influence of Japanimation on culture.
Murakami is, after all, a man who read Bill Gates for management tips when setting up his artmaking company, Kaikai Kiki, based--with a nod to Warhol--at the Hiropon Factory in the suburbs of Tokyo, where he employs a business manager in addition to forty-odd assistants who execute paintings and other tasks according to Murakami's specifications.