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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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Smoking was the norm in the '60s and Bill says they sold vast amounts of cigarettes, but few with filter tips.
Pipette.com's filter tips designed for Rainin LTS[R] pipettes use a 10 micron pore size filter.
Cigarette waste doesn't break down within a matter of days, and, in fact, it is thought that the filter tips may last for over a year before they begin to disintegrate.
Around 60 years ago nearly all of Britain's public smoked cigarettes without any filter tips and today though fewer people are smokers, more people are suffering with smoke-related illnesses.
A There were Celtic filter tips on sale in local shops and at the ground on match days around 1967.
Mostly, you're walking along with your eyes close to the ground, which is why a child is aware of a rich pavement ecology (dropped coins, discarded condoms, ants, chewing gum, filter tips) that grown-ups never notice.
A blaze had broken out in a spinning machine that makes yarn for cigarette filter tips and spread to other parts of the building inside metal pipes.
Asbestos was used in everything from hairdryers, electric fires and water pipes, it was even in the filter tips of cigarettes.
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.
I for one know what I'd rather be breathing in, but we smokers must congregate outside and our filter tips will go into the gutter and get washed down the drain.
Many involving cylindrical objects with filter tips.