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(sometimes US), cigaret
a short tightly rolled cylinder of tobacco, wrapped in thin paper and often having a filter tip, for smoking


i. A unit of illumination for intensity equal approximately to the luminous intensity of a 7/8-in sperm candle burning at 120 grains.
ii. The failure of a parachute to deploy because the rigging lines are fouled. Also called a cigarette or a streamer.


final favor granted one about to die. [Pop. Cult.: Misc.]


The interpretation of this symbol, as with all others, depends on your relationship with cigarettes. If you are a smoker or are surrounded by smokers, cigarettes may be a regular part of your daily life that has been brought into your dream state. Cigarettes could represent anything from phallic symbols and symbols of pleasure to tools of destruction. Generally, the cigarette is an object that carries social and emotional significance. When we are teenagers, we associate them with being “cool, ” daring, and defiant. For some adults they become a way of life where all emotions seem to be punctuated with cigarettes. Finally, as adults come into touch with their own physical mortality, cigarettes become dreadful objects, and smoking becomes a terrible burden and curse. When interpreting the dream with cigarettes in it, ask yourself what cigarettes mean to you.
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The researchers at the RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, led by Dr Abbas Mohajerani, have demonstrated that asphalt mixed with cigarette butts can handle heavy traffic and also reduce thermal conductivity.
Worse, these discarded cigarette butts do not decay quickly, they usually last 15 long years So you can just imagine if smoking is restricted in our city.
Trillions of cigarettes are produced every year worldwide, resulting in millions of tons of toxic waste being dumped into the environment in the form of cigarette butts.
Littering is already illegal, so presumably Oregon's beaches could be made free of cigarette butts if only the state would enforce the laws already on the books.
Despite Toronto's 6,000 litter and recycling bins having dedicated receptacles to capture cigarette butts, they remain the largest culprit in Toronto's small litter category.
Tired of seeing cigarette butts, dog waste, chewing gum, fly-tipping and litter strewn around the city's neighbourhoods, its officers are embarking on a series of roadshows to show how easy it is to dispose of these items that blight our communities and spoil our quality of life.
Summary: Lebanese duo engineer solution to polluting piles of cigarette butts outside pubs.
He was prosecuted under the Environmental Protection Act, Section 87, for discarding a cigarette butt onto the public highway.
They found that more than 80 percent of the nests contained at least one smoked cigarette butt.
NON-SMOKER Ken Morris has been fined pounds 75 for littering - after he threw away a cigarette butt stuck to the sole of his shoe.
Mizushima brushed aside new test results presented by prosecutors regarding the color change of the cigarette butt, saying the results were not based on experts' advice and scientific knowledge.