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filter tip

1. 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
2. a cigarette having such an attachment
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Filter tip No.2: As our table opposite shows, a 50-year-old male smoker wanting pounds 100,000 a year of Legal and General life cover would pay pounds 43.50 a month extra.
San Diego, CA, August 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Boosting promotions on their extensive selection of liquid handling products, Pipette.com has launched their new promotion on universal pipette filter tips from August 15th to September 30th.
Of course, people who smoke cigarettes should try even harder to stop smoking for while spontaneous combustion is a rarity, death by filter tip is a strong possibility.
Dr Kendall, from Leeds, says his new wonder cigarette lets smokers ingest a combination of folic acid and vitamins C and B12 through the filter tip.
"It's a curse." He had a filter tip stuck behind his ear, ready for his next fix.
DANISH inventor Kaj Jensen has invented the world's first self-extinguishing cigarette which has a small ampoule of water buried near the filter tip.
THE world's first self-extinguishing cigarette has an ampoule of water planted near the filter tip.
Richard Wilson, alias Victor Meldrew, is No Smoking Supporter Of The Year and will tell you, at the drop of a filter tip.